dermatomal


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dermatomal

(ˌdɜːməˈtəʊməl)
adj
(Medicine) another word for dermatomic
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There was no significant difference in patients' gravidity, cause of cesarean section, duration of operation and anesthesia, dermatomal sensory level, and duration of sensory block.
Herpes zoster, also known as shingles, is the most common infectious process that presents in a dermatomal pattern.
2] Other causes for occurrence in linear pattern includes configurations determined by course of blood vessels, lymphatics or nerve trunks, lesions following dermatomal pattern, lesions caused by external factors like plants, allergens, chemicals, lesions following infestations like cutaneous larva migrans, scabies, etc.
Paresthesia was defined as a loss of sensation in a dermatomal distribution and paralysis as a loss of motor function.
Complications occurring at a later stage are known to be dural penetration, dermatomal pain, transient or permanent paresthesia, bowel and bladder dysfunction, headache, infection at the penetration site, epidural abscess, and arachnoiditis.
Assessment of sensory block was done at each minute after completion of drug injection in the dermatomal areas corresponding to median nerve, radial nerve, ulnar nerve and musculocutaneous nerve till no pinprick sensation (Grade 2) felt in all the dermatomes.
Herpes zoster infection is a disease characterized by maculopapular rash and dermatomal or neuropathic pain limited to one side of body.
Bir baska deyisle distal ve selektif bloklar meme cerrahisinde tum dermatomal alanlari kapsamadigi icin arastirmacilar giderek tekrar paravertebral/santral alana yaklasmaya baslamislardir.
The dermatomal sensory innervation to the breast is provided by the third to fifth lateral cutaneous branches to the lateral breast region, the second to fifth anterior cutaneous nerves to the medial side and minor contribution from the intermediate group of supraclavicular nerve to the superior and lateral aspect of the breast (see Figure 9).
Sensory examination of NA patients may reveal a non-specific pattern that is not consistent with localization of pain or regular dermatomal distribution related to the paresis of affected musculature (7), though could show pain with palpation of the affected peripheral nerve.
The character of the pain was described as sharp, localised to his left subcostal margin and associated with pain in the tip of the left shoulder and left-hand paraesthesiae (without a specific dermatomal pattern).
A herpes zoster infection will manifest upon reactivation of the VZV within the sensory dorsal root ganglia; this results in a vesicular eruption in the dermatomal distribution of the involved nerve.