Hemianaesthesia

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Hem`i`an`aes`the´si`a


n.1.(Med.) Anæsthesia upon one side of the body.
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Every patient experienced hemiplegia and other initial clinical symptoms of pontine infarction, including central facial and/or glossal palsy ( n = 20 [66.7%]), dizziness ( n = 18 [60.0%]), diplopia ( n = 16 [53.3%]), hemianesthesia ( n = 10 [33.3%]), vertigo ( n = 7 [23.3%]), bulbar paralysis ( n = 5 [16.7%]), and typical Millard-Gubler syndrome ( n = 5 [16.7%]).
* Active or existing vertebral artery disease (VAD) as evidenced by at least 1 of 4 signs or symptoms of neurovascular impairment: unilateral paresthesia of the face, objective cerebellar defects, lateral medullary signs or symptoms (such as dysphagia, dysphonia, dysarthria, diplopia, ataxia, vertigo, nystagmus, hemianesthesia or unilaterally narrow pupil) or visual field defects
He clinically manifested a paramedian midbrain syndrome, combining the previously described left-sided oculomotor impairment with moderate right-sided ataxic hemiparesis without hemianesthesia, tremor, dysmetria, dysarthria, and depression.
In the somatosensory detection test he could not report any of the left stimuli even if asked to pay special attention to the left wrist indicating also the possible presence of hemianesthesia.