anesthesia dolorosa


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Related to anesthesia dolorosa: allodynia, trigeminal neuralgia

an·es·the·si·a do·lo·ro·sa

severe spontaneous pain occurring in an anesthetic area.
Synonym(s): painful anesthesia

an·es·the·si·a do·lo·ro·sa

(an'es-thē'zē-ă dō-lō-rō'să)
Severe spontaneous pain occurring in an anesthetized area.
Synonym(s): anaesthesia dolorosa.

anesthesia dolorosa

1. Pain or reduced sensation limited to either the occipital nerve or a branch of the trigeminal nerve.
2. Pain in an anesthetized zone, as in thalamic lesions.
See also: anesthesia

an·es·the·si·a do·lo·ro·sa

(an'es-thē'zē-ă dō-lō-rō'să)
Severe spontaneous pain occurring in an anesthetic area; paradoxic result may occur in cases of neuropathy.
Synonym(s): painful anesthesia, anaesthesia dolorosa.
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Complications included anesthesia dolorosa in 2 patients, diplopia in 1 patient, cerebrospinal fluid leakage in 2 patients, hydrocephalus in 2 patients, and facial weakness in 3 patients (2 patients were delayed onset and were both transient).