Indifference to pain syndrome | definition of indifference to pain syndrome by Medical dictionary
indifference to pain syndrome
in·dif·fer·ence to pain syn·drome
congenital insensitivity to pain, possibly due to an absence of organized nerve endings in the skin.
in·dif·fer·ence to pain syn·drome (in-difĕr-ĕns pān sindrōm)
Congenital insensitivity to pain, possibly due to an absence of organized nerve endings in the skin.
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Remarkably, patients suffering from congenital indifference to pain syndrome
, which derives from loss-of-function mutations of the gene encoding for Nav1.