Phenotypic and genotypic features of a pair of Chinese identical twins with congenital insensitivity to pain and anhidrosis

@inproceedings{Li2018PhenotypicAG,
  title={Phenotypic and genotypic features of a pair of Chinese identical twins with congenital insensitivity to pain and anhidrosis},
  author={Ningbo Li and Jiaoli Sun and Shanna Guo and Yi Liu and Cong Wang and Changmao Zhu and Xianwei Zhang},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2018}
}
RATIONALE Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA) is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder characterized by insensitivity to noxious stimulus and the absence of sweating. Fractures and joint destruction are common complications, but detailed studies on mineral and skeletal homeostasis are not available. Mental retardation is often reported, but detailed observations during childhood are lacking. PATIENT CONCERNS A pair of 46-month-old Chinese identical twin brothers was… CONTINUE READING