dysaesthesia


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dysaesthesia

(ˌdɪsɪsˈθiːzɪə)
n
a disagreeable sensation such as burning or itching arising from impairment of the nervous systema medical condition of which this is a manifestation
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As many as 60-70% of diabetic patients have neuropathy which usually occurs in stocking-glove distribution with initial symptoms beginning with paraesthesias or dysaesthesia and progressing to complete loss of sensation.
For instance, the absurd medical diagnoses of Drapetomania, "the disease causing negroes to run away," and Dysaesthesia Aethiopica, "a disease peculiar to negroes--called.
Apart from marked joint tenderness there was no significant dysaesthesia or sensory loss over the hands.
dysaesthesia and/or allodynia apparent during innocuous stimulation of the scalp and/or hair 2.
20) Chronic pain is experienced by 20 percent to 50 percent of people with MS and may present as paraesthesia, dysaesthesia (burning, throbbing or shooting), hyperaesthesia so that non-painful touch becomes painful, and/ or anaesthesia.
It was demonstrated that corticosteroid therapy is a likely candidate for MM and multiple cranial neuropathies (26,27), and favorable improvement may be seen in painful dysaesthesia of painful sensory neuropathy and radiculoneuropathy forms with IVIg therapy (27,28,29,30).
Mr Atkinson now suf-f fers with numbness and dysaesthesia - an unpleasant pins-and-needles, crawling or burning sensation when touched - in his wrist, palm and left ring finger.
One patient had a post-operative complication with transient dysaesthesia in the distribution of the ulnar nerve that lasted for six weeks.
Patients presenting with signs and symptoms of atypical TN glossopharyngeal and vagus neuralgias, post-herpetic neuralgia, tension type and migrainous type headaches, psychogenic facial pain including oral dysaesthesia, glossodynia, atypical facial pain, atypical odontalgia and temporomandibular dysfunction syndrome were excluded from study.
Sensory disturbance may include numbness, paraesthesia (pins and needles) or dysaesthesia (unpleasant burning pain and hypersensitivity).
Examination can also show features of allodynia (pain caused by a stimulus that does not normally cause pain), hyperalgesia (pain of abnormal severity in response to a stimulus that normally produces pain), hyperpathia (painful reaction to a repetitive stimulus associated with increased threshold to pain), dysaesthesia (unpleasant abnormal sensation as numbness, pins and needles or burning), paraesthesia (abnormal sensation which is not unpleasant) or evoke electric shock like pains.