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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.
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par·es·the·si·a

(par'es-thē'zē-ă), Avoid the jargonistic use of the plural of this abstract noun to mean 'episodes or zones of paresthesia'.
A spontaneous abnormal usually nonpainful sensation (for example, burning, pricking); may be due to lesions of both the central and peripheral nervous systems.
Synonym(s): paraesthesia
[para- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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paresthesia

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paraesthesia

(păr′ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.

par′es·thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.
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paresthesia

Neurology An abnormal tactile sensation, described as burning, pricking, tickling, tingling, or creeping, which indicates nerve irritation
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par·es·the·si·a

(par'es-thē'zē-ă)
A subjective report of any abnormal sensation; could be experienced as numbness, tingling, or what is colloquially called "pins and needles."
Synonym(s): paraesthesia.
[para- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Paresthesia

An altered sensation often described as burning, tingling, or pin pricks.
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par·es·the·si·a

(par'es-thē'zē-ă) Avoid the jargonistic use of the plural of this abstract noun to mean 'episodes or zones of paresthesia.'
In dentistry, a temporary or permanent condition of prolonged numbness after effects of an injected local anesthetic have ceased; maybe caused by trauma to nerve sheath during injection, hemorrhage about that sheath, or administration of contaminated anesthetic.
Synonym(s): paraesthesia.
[para- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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Symptoms Sex Total Female Male Pain 26 (22%) 3 (16%) 29 (21%) Pain and weakness 26 (22%) 6 (32%) 32 (23%) Pain and parasthesia 20 (17%) 4 (21%) 24 (17%) Edema/weakness of limbs 4 (3%) 0 4 (3%) Heaviness of limbs & weakness 4 (3%) 0 4 (3%) Swelling and pain 4 (3%) 1 (5%) 5 (4%) Pain and cold intolerance 8 (7%) 2 (11%) 10 (7%) Weakness, pain and numbness 12 (10%) 3 (16%) 15 (11%) Swelling, pain & discoloration 4 (3%) 0 4 (3%) Discoloration, pain & numbness 4 (3%) 0 4 (3%) Discoloration, weakness & 4 (3%) 0 4 (3%) numbness Pain, numbness, weakness, 4 (3%) 0 4 (3%) swelling and discoloration Total 120 19 139 Table 2: X-Ray Cx Spine--Sex Cross Tabulation Observation Sex Total Female Male B/L Cx rib 78(65%) 13 (68%) 91 (66%) Rt.
This would reduce pain and parasthesia without impairing normal nerve activity.
Intermittent parasthesia or pain, incapacity, positive proactive tests, hypersensitivity to 256 cps is present at beginning or early compression period when epineural blood circulation disorder leading to decreased axonal transport was present and there were no morphological changes.
She also gave history of blurred vision and parasthesia of involved site with associated change in phonation.
Treatment with phentolamine is nevertheless worthwhile due to the distressing ischaemic pain and parasthesia suffered by the patient.(9) Previously reported cases of digital infarction in the literature, dating from the pre 1950s were all associated with co-administered procaine or cocaine, both well known to cause massive arterial spasm and digital infarction on their own.
Hajjar: Barbed needle and inexplicable parasthesia and trismus after dental regional anesthesia.
Other complications of bone graft donor sites include: swelling, hematoma, inflammation, temporary or permanent parasthesia, (7) pyogenic granuloma, (8) incisional hernias, (9,10) pelvic fracture, and chronic pain.
From time to time he complained of parasthesia in his feet.
Peripheral neuropathy was defined as parasthesia with abnormal vibration and joint position sensations.
10 cases had presented with hydrophobia, aerophobia and parasthesia, 2 had hydrophobia, aerophobia, breathlessness, fever and convulsions.
(2,5,6,7) Patients seeking care for these cysts generally complain of local pain and tenderness, and less often parasthesia when compressing a local nerve.