insensitivity to pain

insensitivity to pain

(1) Congenital insensitivity to pain, see there.
(2) Pain asymbolia, see there.
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Congenital insensitivity to pain (CIP) is a rare condition in which a person can't feel pain, even if they break a bone, get burned, or experience any other type of injury.
Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies (HSAN) are rare genetic syndromes characterized by congenital insensitivity to pain and temperature changes and are categorized under autonomic nerve formation disorders (1).
Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhydrosis (CIPA) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by inability to feel pain and temperature, and decreased or absent sweating.
Shaffer, "Charcot arthropathy because of congenital insensitivity to pain in an adult," Spine Journal, vol.
The terms congenital indifference to pain and congenital insensitivity to pain (CIP) were used interchangeably until 1970, when they were distinguished and described as two distinct syndromes (1).
Insensitivity to pain predisposes to trauma from ill-fitting shoes and swollen feet.
com)-- The report, published on F1000Research and titled Neuropathic pain in a patient with congenital insensitivity to pain (http://f1000research.
Scientists already knew that mutations in another gene, SCN9A, can cause congenital insensitivity to pain (SN: 6/30/12, p.
Insensitivity to pain The disease of insensitivity to pain called "congenital analgesia" is the condition of not feeling physical pain that comes from external stimuli.
Unlike most guys his age, David also has a personal assistant, guardian/attorney, and doctor on speed dial because David was born with a congenital insensitivity to pain (CIPA), a rare neurological disorder that severely limits life expectancy.
Usual complaints are tingling, burning, pins and needles sensation, as well as numbness, coldness or insensitivity to pain or temperature in a "stocking and glove" distribution, together with cramps, loss of balance and coordination, muscle weakness and loss of reflexes that are often worse at night.
There is insensitivity to pain and some patients with pain have even attempted suicide.