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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 146-148

She feels no pain: A child with congenital insensitivity to pain and anhidrosis

Department of Dermatology, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Amravati, Maharashtra, India

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Yogeshree R Deshmukh
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DOI: 10.4103/2319-7250.160652

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The hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies encompass a number of inherited disorders that are associated with sensory dysfunction and varying degree of autonomic dysfunction. Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy (HSAN) with anhidrosis type IV is the second most common form of hereditary sensory neuropathy. We report here the youngest case diagnosed with HSAN type IV having all features of congenital insensitivity to pain and anhidrosis.

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