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Variant of paresthesia.
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(ˌpærɛsˈθiːzɪə) or


(Pathology) pathol an abnormal or inappropriate sensation in an organ, part, or area of the skin, as of burning, prickling, tingling, etc
paraesthetic, paresthetic adj
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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.paraesthesia - 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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is breakthrough treatment is the rst system that o ers pain relief without resulting in a tingling or buzzing sensation, known as paraesthesia, which is a common by-product of SCS.
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During the procedure the patient experienced a short period of paraesthesia in the left leg, which quickly resolved.