congenital insensitivity to pain

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congenital insensitivity to pain

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A rare defect in perception of pain in which children are born with an inherited sensory and autonomic neuropathy and a markedly reduced ability to perceive painful experiences, e.g., bone and joint injuries, lacerations, and abrasions.
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Small fiber neuropathy and congenital indifference to pain (the official name for the Pakistanis' pain-free condition) are just two of a handful of human pain disorders that have in the last decade been linked to malfunctioning [Na.

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