(Source: Index card file. Sime Surgeon - http://www.simegen.com/sgfandom/rimonslibrary/surgeon/SURGEON1.html) Common syndrome among children raised out-Territory --- soaked up common fear of simes; when confronted with becoming sime, the subconscious overwhelmed the intellect and tried to fight off changeover. Uses up selyn supply prematurely --- feels Need, which triggers breakout contractions while tentacles and nerve system are not yet ready --- which can only increase sensation of Need and waste selyn. Can die of Attrition before breakout.
Prineridine gel slows this process down.
Nerve sheath lesions, membranes on openings too thick anyway.