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par·es·the·sia

also par·aes·the·sia  (păr′ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.

[New Latin paraesthēsia : par(a)- + Greek aisthēsis, feeling; see anesthesia.]

par′es·thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.
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paresthesia

(ˌpærɛsˈθiːzɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol the usual US spelling of paraesthesia
paresthetic adj
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par•es•the•sia

(ˌpær əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

n.
an abnormal tingling or prickling sensation; pins and needles.
[1855–60]
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paresthesia, paraesthesia

any abnormal physical sensation, as itching, a tickling feeling, etc. — paresthetic, paraesthetic, adj.
See also: Body, Human, Perception
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paresthesia - abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
formication - hallucinated sensation that insects or snakes are crawling over the skin; a common side-effect of extensive use of cocaine or amphetamines
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Translations

par·es·the·si·a

n. parestesia, sensación de hormigueo o de calambre que se asocia a una lesión de un nervio periférico.
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paresthesia

n parestesia
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References in periodicals archive ?
CFP case-patients were defined as persons with gastrointestinal symptoms (i.e., abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, or nausea) plus neurological symptoms (i.e., extremity paresthesia, arthralgia, myalgia, malaise, pruritus, headache, dizziness, metallic taste, visual disturbance, circumoral paresthesia, temperature reversal, or toothache) or systemic symptoms (e.g., bradycardia) within 72 hr of eating a fish meal.
Side effects most commonly produced by ritonavir include asthenia (weakness), nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia, abdominal pain, taste perversion and circumoral paresthesia (numbness around the mouth).
The most common adverse effects exhibited in patients receiving riluzole were asthenia, nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, vertigo, circumoral paresthesia, anorexia and somnolence.