sensory deficit

sensory deficit

a defect in the function of one or more of the senses.
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On her neurological examination the Lasegue test was negative, and motor and sensory deficit was absent.
The first one was a 55-years-old female who came to the clinic complaining of progressive motor and sensory deficit of the radial nerve in three months.
A study that measured deficits in all five senses--vision, hearing, taste, touch, and smell--found that a staggering 94 percent of the study participants, who were between ages 57 and 85, had at least one sensory deficit.
A clinical neurologist could monitor the progress of damage to her dorsal columns and peripheral sensory deficit to avoid ulcer formation, which could lead to loss of the limb.
3 Taste The most prevalent sensory deficit in the study was a decrease in of taste, which affected 74 percent of the participants.
Out of 13 patients who had sensory deficit, 10 improved; 3 patients had persistent sensory deficit post-operatively.
Hearing loss, the most common sensory deficit in humans, (1) diminishes quality of life and impairs the ability to communicate in everyday life.
Sensory deficit was the only clinical difference in the stroke presentation between the two groups.
Age-related hearing loss (ARHL) or presbycusis in the most common sensory deficit in the elderly and is a great social and health challenge.
Data were obtained for 73%, 70%, and 77% of the entire cohort for motor weakness, sensory deficit, and pain/disability levels, respectively.
Subjects with concomitant diseases (such as history of diabetes, thyroid disease), history of cervical radioculopathy, previous carpal tunnel surgery or inflammatory wrist disease, upper extremity fracture, history of numbness, paresthesia and/or pain either only nocturnal or diurnal and nocturnal in the median nerve distribution, and history of median motor and sensory deficit were excluded from the study.
It is also possible that athletes do develop a real sensory deficit, but that the act of sitting down and removing shoes to have testing performed may 'cure' the deficits.