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What is Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis?

What is Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis?

  • Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis: A recessively inherited nerve disease which affects sensation and the eyes. Neurotrophic keratitis is a degenerative eye disease caused by damage to the trigeminal nerve. The lack of sensation in the limbs results in frequent damage to the tissues as the patient is unaware of pain or temperature.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis: Introduction

Types of Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis:

Broader types of Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis:

What causes Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis?

Causes of Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis: see causes of Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis

What are the symptoms of Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis?

Symptoms of Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis: see symptoms of Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis

Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis.
Treatments for Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis: see treatments for Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis

Name and Aliases of Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis

Main name of condition: Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis

Other names or spellings for Neuropathy congenital sensory neurotrophic keratitis:

hereditary sensory neuropathy with neurotrophic keratitis

 

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