Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry                           
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 308--310

Congenital insensitivity to pain in a 1-year-old boy


MK Navya, GV Pramod, GP Sujatha, L Ashok 
 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. M K Navya
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere, Karnataka
India

Congenital insensitivity to pain (CIP) is a rare autosomal recessive genetic condition which causes reduced pain sensation, thermal sensation, and habit of self-mutilation. It is a life-threatening condition where due to reduced pain sensation, patient might not understand the severity of the injury which can eventually lead to death. Such people live a compromised life and can also affect them psychologically. Here, we are reporting a case of an infant with clinical features suggestive of CIP with a mutation in exon 5 of PRDM12 gene. The child has minimal response to pain along with self-mutilation and mental retardation.


How to cite this article:
Navya M K, Pramod G V, Sujatha G P, Ashok L. Congenital insensitivity to pain in a 1-year-old boy.J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2019;37:308-310


How to cite this URL:
Navya M K, Pramod G V, Sujatha G P, Ashok L. Congenital insensitivity to pain in a 1-year-old boy. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Nov 22 ];37:308-310
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