cutaneous sensation

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Related to cutaneous sensation: somatic sensation
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Noun1.cutaneous sensation - a sensation localized on the skin
tactile sensation, tactual sensation, touch sensation, feeling, touch - the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"
tickle - a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
itchiness, itching, itch - an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
topognosia, topognosis - recognition of the location of a stimulus on the skin
urtication - a sensation of having been stung by nettles
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A loss of cutaneous sensation after selective neck dissection is also related to the sacrifice of the sensory cervical root branches.
After 6 months of therapy, the patient's lesions were less prominent, and cutaneous sensation had improved.
The study demonstrated that Metanx([R]), a medical food available by prescription, promotes restoration of lost cutaneous sensation in DN patients.