Congenital trigeminal anesthesia

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Congenital trigeminal anesthesia is a rare neuro-ophtalmological disorder characterized by a congenital sensory deficit involving all or some of the sensory components of the trigeminal nerve. Due to corneal anesthesia it usually presents with recurrent painless eye infections painless corneal opacities and/or poorly healing ulcerated wounds on the facial skin and mucosa (typically the buccal mucosa and/or nasal septum).

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VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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