CONGENITAL SENSORY NEUROPATHY WITH ANHI

a dysfunction characterized by the lack of an ability to feel and interpret pain. Serious injuries, like hairline breaks in the bones, can go on unattended due to the person's inability to percept the pain the injury would normally inflict. Most persons with such a dysfunction are likely to exhibit slow cognitive development and low intelligence quotients.

CONGENITAL SENSORY NEUROPATHY WITH ANHI: "Congenital sensory neuropathy with anhidrosis is typically noticeable at birth in boys who do not cry or even flinch when circumsized."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONGENITAL SENSORY NEUROPATHY WITH ANHI," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/congenital-sensory-neuropathy-with-anhidrosis/ (accessed October 21, 2020).
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