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Hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1


Other Names for this Disease

  • Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 1
  • HSAN 1
  • HSN1
  • Neuropathy hereditary sensory and autonomic type 1
  • Neuropathy hereditary sensory radicular, autosomal dominant
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Is there a cure for hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1 (HSAN1)?

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Can hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1 be cured?

At this time there is no cure for hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1. Treatment is symptomatic and supportive.[1]
Last updated: 6/2/2014

How might hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1 be treated?

Management of hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1 generally follows the guidelines for diabetic foot care, including careful cleansing and protection of wounds and surgical care when needed. Pain medications may be used by those who experience shooting pains.[2] 
Last updated: 6/2/2014

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Other Names for this Disease
  • Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 1
  • HSAN 1
  • HSN1
  • Neuropathy hereditary sensory and autonomic type 1
  • Neuropathy hereditary sensory radicular, autosomal dominant
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.