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What is Fields condition?

Fields condition is a neuromuscular disease that was named after Catherine and Kirstie Fields, who were born with the condition that had not been diagnosed until then.

Fields condition affects the body's nerves that cause voluntary muscle movement.

Because of their condition, the twins spend a good deal of their time in wheelchairs and have difficulty writing and performing other delicate tasks.

Scientists are still learning about Fields condition, but it appears the twins could pass the condition to their offspring. As knowledge of the condition grows, additional diagnoses may be made. It is also possible that more unrelated cases could develop over time.

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