Congenital Insensitivity to Pain with Anhidrosis
What is it?
The Nervous System
The brain, cranial nerves, spinal cord, spinal nerves, and sensory receptors are just a few of the things that make up the bodies nervous system. There are many different divisions of the nervous system including the central, peripheral, enteric, somatic, and autonomic systems. Axons are found in the peripheral division of the nervous system. They move messages to the brain and the rest of the body. Connective tissue covers the axons which is called endoneurium. They are then bunched together into sections called fascicles. This makes up one nerve. Your nerves allow directions to be sent from other parts of your body to your brain which tells your other body systems what to do.
The Nervous System with CIPA
To have CIPA someone has to receive a mutated gene from both parents. The mutation targets the autosomal chromosome gene. Doctors believe that as you get older with this disease, it will get worse.