Sneezing on exposure to bright light as an inherited response

Hum Hered. 1985;35(2):113-4. doi: 10.1159/000153527.


Sneezing in response to bright light has been found in 25% of a sample of the British population, and pedigrees are compatible with an autosomal dominant mode of inheritance. The mechanism of the response is discussed.

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Genes, Dominant*
  • Humans
  • Light*
  • Male
  • Reflex*
  • Sneezing*
  • United Kingdom