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Whats the difference between congenital and acquired sensory

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whats the difference between congenital and acquired sensory loss
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 5 years ago.
Mysticdoc :

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Mysticdoc :

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Mysticdoc :

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Mysticdoc :

Congenital sensory loss refers to the conditions like hereditary sensory neuropathies.

Mysticdoc :

These are transmitted through genes and usually inborn.

Mysticdoc :

Aquired sensory loss refers to the conditions like spinal cord injury, tumors deficiencies of vitamins hormones causing sensory loss.

Mysticdoc :

this usually happens later in life not inborn.

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