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CASE REPORT

A life without pain: a case report

C. C. Verheyen, R. M Castelein

Keywords : Congenital, Insensitivity, Pain, Charcot

Citation Information : Verheyen CC, Castelein RM. A life without pain: a case report. 2007; 2 (1):55-56.

DOI: 10.1007/s11751-007-0014-8

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2007

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2007; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Congenital insensitivity to pain is a rare condition with an abnormality of interpretation of painful stimuli. This case report illustrates how a sequence of injuries after no or trivial trauma incapacitated a young boy. Especially the bilateral collapse and dislocation of the hip is an unusual sequela of this disorder.


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