An International Connection

Soon after American University economist Arturo Porzecanski was diagnosed with systemic capillary leak syndrome, he yearned to find other SCLS sufferers who understood what he was going through. Thanks to, a social networking site for people with rare diseases, Porzecanski has been able to form relationships with a dozen other SCLS patients around the world.

Roll over icons on the map to find out more information on Porzecanski's fellow patients.

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