cutaneous sensation


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cutaneous sensation

A sensation arising from the receptors of the skin.
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Cutaneous sensation. Face and neck cutaneous sensation was assessed in eight regions of the head and neck as defined by Saffold et al (figure).
Neurological examination proved normal bilaterally for isometric muscle power, reflexes, and cutaneous sensation to light touch.
Lesion of inferior alveolar nerve was diagnosed by comparing the cutaneous sensation of pain to sharp needle prick at innervation point of injured side with the sensation of pain at innervation point of infraorbital nerve.