cheiralgia

cheiralgia

 [ki-ral´jah]
pain in the hand.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cheir·al·gi·a

(kīr-al'jē-ă, -jya),
Obsolete term for pain and paresthesia in the hand.
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cheiralgia

An obsolete term for:
(1) Gout of the hand;
(2) Pain and paresthesia of the hand.
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chei·ral·gia

(kī-ral'jē-ă)
Pain and paresthesia in the hand.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Analogous to meralgia paresthetica or cheiralgia paresthetica, the name of the disorder is derived from the ancient Greek words noton, "back" and algia, "pain" (13).
Isolated superficial radial neuropathy (also called the Wartenberg Syndrome or Cheiralgia Paresthetica) is a sensory mononeuropathy and a rare clinical condition.
The condition, also known as "cheiralgia paresthetica," may exist anywhere along the course of the nerve in the forearm, (36) but the compression typically occurs 9 cm proximal to the radial styloid.
Table 1 Differential diagnoses (5,13-16) * Osteoporosis and/or lytic lesions of the radial styloid, * scaphoid fracture, * entrapment, * radiculopathy, * C6 cervical radiculitis/radiculopathy, * tethering or inflammation of the peripheral nerves (including the superficial radial nerve, known as cheiralgia paresthetica), * carpal tunnel syndrome, * osteoarthritis, * intersection syndrome, * Keinbock disease (osteonecrosis of the lunate), * dorsal ganglion of the wrist, * congenital synostosis between scaphoid and trapezium.