allesthesia

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allesthesia

 [al″es-the´zhah]
the experiencing of a sensation, e.g., pain or touch, as occurring at a point remote from where the stimulus is actually applied.
visual allesthesia the transposition of visual images from one-half of the visual field to the other. Called also optical allachesthesia.

al·lo·chi·ri·a

, allocheiria (al'ō-kī'rē-ă, al'ō-kī'rē-ă),
A form of allachesthesia in which the sensation of a stimulus in one limb is referred to the contralateral limb.
[allo- + G. cheir, hand]

allesthesia

/al·les·the·sia/ (al″es-the´zhah) the experiencing of a sensation, e.g., pain or touch, as occurring at a point remote from where the stimulus actually is applied.

allesthesia

[al′esthē′zha]
a referred pain or other sensation that is perceived at a remote site on the same or opposite side of the body stimulated. Also called alloesthesia.

al·les·the·si·a

(al'es-thē'zē-ă)
Synonym(s): allocheiria, allaesthesia.
[G. allos, other, + aisthēsis, sensation]
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The syndrome is characterized by several forms of neglect (neglect phenomena), including visual neglect, hemi-inattention, sensory extinction, visual extinction, and allaesthesia |1~.
Allaesthesia was regarded as present if subjects consistently attributed sensory stimulation of one side to stimulation of the other or if they consistently moved the limbs on one side when requested to move the limbs on the other |1~.
Patients with a left hemisphere stroke appeared more difficult to assess for visual neglect, tactile extinction, allaesthesia, anosognosia, anosodiaphoria and non-belonging, probably owing to dysphasia.
Allaesthesia was present in over half the right but in fewer left hemisphere strokes.