Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Ruíz-Mejía O, Oribio-Gallegos JA, Pimentel-Rangel J, Valle-De Lascurain G
Congenital Analgesia: report of 2 cases
Acta Ortop Mex 2018; 32 (2)

Language: Español
References: 15
Page: 102-107
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Congenital analgesia is a rare condition, reporting in the international literature in rare cases since 1932, when it was first described. Its cause has been the subject of development of multiple theories and studies through the years. Currently various studies and experiments as its origin point mutation in the gene encoding SC9NA sodium channels, which have an important role in nociceptive transmission signals in the human body. The purpose of this study is to present two cases that were valued in the department of pediatric orthopedics at UMAE HTYOLV, patients whose insensitivity to pain has produced significant injuries that were once cause for valuation of the hospital.

Key words: Analgesia congenital, absence of pain, orthopedic sequels, analgia.