hyperaesthesia


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Related to hyperaesthesia: allodynia

hyperaesthesia

(hī′pər-ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
Variant of hyperesthesia.

hy·per·es·the·si·a

(hī'pĕr-es-thē'zē-ă)
Abnormal acuteness of sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli.
Synonym(s): oxyesthesia, hyperaesthesia.
[hyper- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]

hyperaesthesia

Increased or exaggerated sensitivity to any sensory modality, especially touch.

hy·per·es·the·si·a

(hī'pĕr-es-thē'zē-ă)
Abnormal acuteness of sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli.
Synonym(s): hyperaesthesia.
[hyper- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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Other indicators include tinnitus, deafness, thick yellow offensive otorrhoea, a desire for sweets and warm food, increased appetite, flatulence, cold extremities, dry skin, intermittent chills and sweats and auditory hyperaesthesia. Symptoms are worse in the late afternoon to evening or on waking, and from warmth, and are better from motion, from cold applications and from being uncovered.
Clinical Signs in Acute Appendicitis Sign Number of Cases Percentage Tenderness at McBurney's 150 100 point Blumberg's signs 110 73.33 (Rebound tenderness) Rovsing's sign 75 50 Cope's psoas test 60 40 Cope's obturator test 12 8 Baldwin's test 34 22.67 Hyperaesthesia at 10 6.67 Sherren's triangle Rigidity and guarding 80 53.33
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But I was glad to see on her referral note to the physiotherapist, that she hadalsolisted hyperaesthesia,amuch grander sounding condition.
Her dreaminess is a species of vertigo masking despair; the autonomic shutdown of an aboriginal sensorium confronted with hyperaesthesia. She emerges from this hypnotic reverie later, during the van-ride home:
Quoting an American author he says: `For a description of the pain and suffering, hyperaesthesia paraesthesia, no language.
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Nervous signs like hyperaesthesia, tremor, convulsions may occur in short episodes at an interval of about 8-12 hrs (Radostits et al., 2010; Bhutia, 2007).