dysaesthesia

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dys·es·the·si·a

(dis'es-thē'zē-ă)
1. Impairment of sensation short of anesthesia.
2. A condition in which a disagreeable sensation is produced by ordinary stimuli; caused by lesions of the sensory pathways, peripheral or central.
3. Abnormal sensations experienced in the absence of stimulation.
Synonym(s): dysaesthesia.

dys·es·the·si·a

(dis'es-thē'zē-ă)
1. Impairment of sensation short of anesthesia.
2. A condition in which a disagreeable sensation is produced by ordinary stimuli; caused by lesions of the sensory pathways, peripheral or central.
Synonym(s): dysaesthesia
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have reported patients with prominent unilateral chest wall discomfort associated with sensory symptoms, including burning dysesthesias, alterations in temperature perception, numbness, or tingling, who were first evaluated as cardiac ischemia only to be found later on to have sensory strokes presenting with acute central pain mimicking the discomfort associated with ACS [13].
Stenehjem, "Central dysesthesia pain after traumatic spinal cord injury is dependent on N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor activation," Neurosurgery, vol.
(2) The symptoms include paresthesias or dysesthesias, and are often described by the patient as uncomfortable, irritating or painful.
Unpleasant abnormal experiences (dysesthesias) may also be pain but are not necessarily so because, subjectively, they may not have the usual sensory qualities of pain.
Physical exam found mild hepatomegaly and tenderness in the right hypochondrium, icterus in mucosa and dysesthesias in lower right limb; the patient also reported coluria with one-week evolution and denied consumption of other medications or nutritional supplements after discharge.
At 4 weeks postoperatively, the patient continued to have dysesthesias and absence of extensor function in the hand and wrist and was evaluated by us.
In contrast with previously reported cases, four patients experienced tooth pain or paradoxical dysesthesias (Table 1).
The frequency of different oral manifestations and complications seen in these patients in descending order were; gingivitis (45%), periodontitis (36%), dental root caries (22%), taste dysfunction (7%), neurosensory dysesthesias (5%), xerostomia (4 %) and oral candidiasis (2%).
Moreover, most distant metastases become clinically apparent in two years after diagnosis of the tumor.6 CSM could occur by direct extension, hematogenous spread and perineural infiltration, with symptoms of diplopia, blepharoptosis, ophthalmoplegia, dysesthesias, headache, retroorbital pain and facial pain.
A 10-year-old boy with a known history of Hunter syndrome and a history of spastic quadriplegia presented with worsening paresthesias and dysesthesias in both hands.
Anticonvulsants and/or antidepressants may also improve the odd and painful sensations known as dysesthesias. One example is called the "MS hug, a terrible term for something that creates the brutal feel of constriction," said Dr.
Patients experience flulike symptoms, insomnia, nausea, imbalance, strange sensory dysesthesias, and hyperarousal or anxiety.