FCAS2 is short for Familial Cold Autoinflammatory Syndrome Type 2. It is a mutation of the NLRP12 gene. It is ultra-rare with about 26 confirmed cases globally and two or three in the UK. Find out more.
FCAS2 is one of a number of autoinflammatory conditions. Most are very debilitating, painful and lifelong conditions for the patients. Find out more.
There are between 6-8,000 rare diseases. 80% are genetic and caused by faulty genes. It is not rare to have a rare disease. 1 in 17 people will have a rare disease in their lifetime. Find out more.