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Congenital sensory neuropathy with anhidrosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3281596     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital sensory neuropathy with anhidrosis (CSNA) is a well-defined entity among a group of sensory deficiency syndromes. Children with this genetic disease are insensitive to pain and temperature, do not sweat, and suffer from mental retardation. Self-mutilation may be severe and may lead to insoluble orthopedic problems. We treated a girl with CSNA, who was born to nonconsanguineous Japanese parents. This disease is important in the dermatological field, since the degree of anhidrosis and self-mutilation influence the prognosis of patients with CSNA.
N Ishii; H Kawaguchi; K Miyakawa; H Nakajima
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of dermatology     Volume:  124     ISSN:  0003-987X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Dermatol     Publication Date:  1988 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-05-02     Completed Date:  1988-05-02     Revised Date:  2008-03-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372433     Medline TA:  Arch Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  564-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Dermatology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathies / complications,  diagnosis*
Hypohidrosis / complications*
Infant, Newborn
Mental Retardation / complications
Self Mutilation / etiology

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