postoperative paresthesia


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paresthesia

 [par″es-the´zhah]
a morbid or abnormal sensation, such as burning, prickling, or formication.
postoperative paresthesia prolonged paresthesia after surgery done with a local anesthetic, especially around the mouth due to injury of the mental nerve or mandibular nerve.

postoperative paresthesia

prolonged dysfunction of a nerve after surgery typically due to a mechanical injury or prolonged duration of a local anesthetic.
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