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SANVITO, Wilson Luiz; CATALDO, Berenice Oliveira V  and  COSTA, Agnaldo Rodrigues. Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 2: two cases report. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 2003, vol.61, n.3A, pp.654-658. ISSN 0004-282X.

Two cases of hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 2 are reported. This type of neuropathy is included in a group that consists of five different entities. The systematization of that neuropathies depends on multiple criteria such as age of beginning, genetic aspects, clinical manifestations, eletroneuromyographic and pathologic features. In this report we describe the cases in a family, two brothers, 27 and 35 years old that were observed in our department with pain insensibility and consequent sensitive-trophic disturbs and deformity of members. The diagnoses was defined as hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 2 and an inherited pattern recessive autossomic transmission was considered. The age of beginning, the hereditary aspects, the clinical manifestations and the eletroneuromyographic features are analysed. The differential diagnoses with other sensory hereditary and acquired neuropathies is emphasized.

Keywords : sensory peripheral neuropathy; inherited recessive autossomic neuropathy; ulcero-mutilating acropathy.

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