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Related to acroparaesthesia: paresthesia
1. Paresthesia of one or more of the extremities.
2. Nocturnal paresthesia involving the hands, most often of middle-aged women; formerly attributed to a lesion in the thoracic outlet, but now known to be a symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
acroparaesthesiaExtreme sensitivity at the tips of the fingers or toes. Tingling or numbness in the extremities. The symptom may be a feature of POLYNEURITIS or of nerve compression.
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