Orphanet: Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 5

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Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 5

Disease definition

A disorder that is characterized by loss of pain perception and impaired temperature sensitivity, in the absence of any other major neurological anomalies.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Congenital insensitivity to pain and thermal analgesia
    • HSAN5
    • Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type V
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: G60.8
  • OMIM: 608654
  • UMLS: C0002768  C0020075
  • MeSH: D000699
  • GARD: 12328
  • MedDRA: -

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