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Xhystite

Xhystite or “The syndrome of Xhystos”, is an affliction peculiar to the inhabitants of that city. The main symptom is a complete loss of direction: the striken cannot find the way back to their own home 1). This may be due to the fact that several neighbourhood of the city are identical to one another 2).