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What are common symptoms of congenital insensitivity to pain?

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In brief: 2 types:

There are generally 2 types of non-response exhibited in cip: 1.
Insensitivity to pain: painful stimulus is not even perceived: a patient cannot describe the intensity or type of pain. 2. Indifference to pain: a patient can perceive the stimulus, but lacks an appropriate response: they will not flinch or withdraw when exposed to pain. Cognition and sensation are normal!

In brief: 2 types:

There are generally 2 types of non-response exhibited in cip: 1.
Insensitivity to pain: painful stimulus is not even perceived: a patient cannot describe the intensity or type of pain. 2. Indifference to pain: a patient can perceive the stimulus, but lacks an appropriate response: they will not flinch or withdraw when exposed to pain. Cognition and sensation are normal!
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