von Frey hairs

von Frey hairs

(fahn frī hārz)
Short hairs of varying degrees of stiffness, set at right angles into the end of a light wooden handle; used for assessing sensation; a type of aesthesiometer.
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was applied through a set of calibrated von Frey hairs (North Coast Medical, Inc.
The BBB locomotor rating scale and the von Frey hair test were also used by Tanabe et al.