dermatome


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der·ma·tome

 (dûr′mə-tōm′)
n.
1. Anatomy An area of skin innervated by sensory fibers from a single spinal nerve.
2. Medicine An instrument used in cutting thin slices of the skin, as for skin grafts.
3. Embryology The part of a mesodermal somite from which the dermis develops.

dermatome

(ˈdɜːməˌtəʊm)
n
1. (Surgery) a surgical instrument for cutting thin slices of skin, esp for grafting
2. (Anatomy) the area of skin supplied by nerve fibres from a single posterior spinal root
3. (Physiology) embryol the part of a somite in a vertebrate embryo that gives rise to the dermis
dermatomic adj

der•ma•tome

(ˈdɜr məˌtoʊm)

n.
the portion of a mesodermal somite in an embryo that develops into dermis.
[1925–30]
der`ma•tom′ic (-ˈtɒm ɪk) der`ma•to′mal, adj.
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Noun1.dermatome - a surgical instrument used to cut very thin slices of skin
surgical instrument - a medical instrument used in surgery
Translations

der·ma·tome

n. dermátomo, instrumento quirúrgico empleado para cortar capas o tejidos finos de la piel.
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3) While patients with segmental NF may exhibit some of these same findings, the distribution of neurofibromas is often limited to one dermatome.
Time interval between loss of pin-prick sensation to the appearance of pin-prick sensation in any of the dermatome (Grade 1).
Onset of sensory analgesia was defined as the time taken to achieve loss of pin-prick sensation at T10 dermatome level from the end of injection of the study drug.
The level required for skin incision for CS is the T10 dermatome.
Detailed cutaneous examination was done which included site of the lesions, morphology of the lesions, dermatome involved and disseminated lesions if any.
Acupuncture meridian theory also serves no relevance as the EAV point is strictly transdermal, located in the dermatome.
An 80-year-old female diagnosed with PHN presented with severe left intercostal allodynia and hyperalgesia up to the root of the fourth to tenth thoracic dermatome.
Herpes zoster (HZ) is a painful neuropathic condition which occurs due to reactivation of the latent varicella zoster virus (VZV) in cranial nerve or dorsal root ganglia, with viral spread to the affected dermatome, through its dermatome.
A small study of 47 patients employed a 30-second pass of liquid nitrogen over the affected sensory nerve dermatome, making sure not to freeze the skin (Int J Dermatol.
8,9,17,18) However, the use of the neurostimulator has been considered useful because a response below 1mA when the localization is in the subdural space gives a diffuse response with the involvement of multiple dermatomes, while if the localization is in the epidural space with stimuli between 1 and 10 mA, the responses obtained will correspond to the dermatome where the needle is placed.