Hemianaesthesia


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Hem`i`an`aes`the´si`a


n.1.(Med.) Anæsthesia upon one side of the body.
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It quickly becomes a truism that male hysteria tends to develop "sous la forme monosymptomatique," (28) with, say, a stubborn paralysis or a seemingly incurable hemianaesthesia, while women tend to suffer from grande hysterie, with the full range of symptoms appearing, combining, and disappearing again.
Each of the six case studies of male hysteria from the third volume of Lecons sur les maladies du systeme nerveux recounts a clear traumatic event as the provocation for subsequent hysterical attacks, hallucinations, and hemianaesthesias.