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.
Neurological examination proved normal bilaterally for isometric muscle power, reflexes, and cutaneous sensation to light touch.
After 6 months of therapy, the patient's lesions were less prominent, and cutaneous sensation had improved.