A case report of congenital insensitivity to pain and anhidrosis

Feroza Fatima, Naseema Kapadia, Maria Farooqi, Maryam Noshad, Shehmona Faisal, Sehar Athar, Dr. Nadia, Dr. Maria, Dr. Yosuf

Abstract


Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA) is a rare disorder characterized by episodes of fever and pain insensitivity despite the fact that all other sensory modalities remain intact or minimally impaired. Other clinical features are self-mutilated behaviour, mental retardation and anhydrosis. We present a case first time from Pakistan, 9- and 4-year-old brother and sister respectively, diagnosed as CIPA clinically with the above-mentioned clinical characteristics.

 


Keywords


Congenital, insensitivity, pain, anhidrosis, Pakistan

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