hyperesthesia


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hyperesthesia

 [hi″per-es-the´zhah]
a state of abnormally increased sensitivity to stimuli. adj., adj hyperesthet´ic.

hy·per·es·the·si·a

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

hyperesthesia

also

hyperaesthesia

(hī′pər-ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
An abnormal or pathological increase in sensitivity to sensory stimuli, as of the skin to touch or the ear to sound.

hy′per·es·thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.

hyperesthesia

Neurology A state of excess sensitivity to touch or other sensory stimuli

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]

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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Such a relationship may be clinically relevant as it implies that the presence of chronic pain in MS maybe reflected by both hypo- and hyperesthesia. This study hypothesizes that, depending on the types of sensory dysfunction, that is, temperature, pain, light touch, and position sense, hypoesthesia may also be indicative of chronic pain intensity, pain affect, or both.
He complained of nasal stuffiness and bleeding, off and on for the past 4-5 months, together with pain in both feet and hyperesthesia in the skin.
At 27 years old the patient's psychiatric examination revealed: cognitive function hyperesthesia associated with irritability and irascibility, complex auditive hallucinations with appellative and commentative analytic character ("a voice says that I am going to die"), moderate global hypoprosexia and hypomnesia, decreased and adhesive ideatic rhythm, moderate bradypsychia, decreased imagination.
Presenting symptoms varied from patient to patient, with some patients having anesthesia and some having hyperesthesia. However presenting complaints were all of sensory nature except one patient (Patient 7) who had an additional weakness in great toe extension.
Superficial pain and hyperesthesia may also be reported (Douketis, 2016).
It has been reported that persistent hyperesthesia due to trauma-induced infraorbital nerve compression cases were successfully treated by means of surgical decompression operations, despite a possible need for a second operation.
In that study, the authors were unable to find warm hyperesthesia of heat hyperalgesia in responders, and they found similar WST/HPT profiles at baseline for both responders and nonresponders.
There was hyperesthesia of her lower extremities and diminished vibration bilaterally distal to the tibial tuberosity.
[11] 2000 53/F Paraplagia, fever, CN I, II, VI, VII, VIII Thajeb and Tsai [12] 2001 65/M Headache, hyperesthesia, fever, CN III, V Sivakumar and 2002 49/M Hemiparesis, seizure, fever, Chandrakantan [5] CN X Fam et al.
In spite of this finding, clinical presentation of NHL extranodal bone lesions usually includes history of swelling, pain, paresthesia, or hyperesthesia along alveolar nerve extension and distribution, as well as lymphadenopathy [11].
Although it can depend on the specific affected site of the peripheral nervous system, common signs and symptoms of CIPN usually include numbness and tingling of hands/feet, muscle weakness, lancinating/burning pain, cutaneous hyperesthesia, and loss of pain/temperature sensation [6].