Two novel SCN9A gene heterozygous mutations may cause partial deletion of pain perception.

@article{Yuan2011TwoNS,
  title={Two novel SCN9A gene heterozygous mutations may cause partial deletion of pain perception.},
  author={Ruimei Yuan and Xianwei Zhang and Qian Deng and Dayong Si and Yuan Wu and Feng Gao and Biyun Zhou},
  journal={Pain medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 10},
  pages={
          1510-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The physiological sensation of pain and rapid response to stimuli serve as an adaptive way to avoid harmful situations. Our purpose was to investigate why this protection disappears or almost disappears for patients with congenital indifference to pain (CIP). DESIGN The study was designed as a case report by scanning the candidate genes within CIP patients. SETTING The study was set at the Department of Anesthesiology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University… CONTINUE READING
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