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lancinating

 [lan″sĭ-nāt″ing]
tearing, darting, or sharply cutting; used to describe pain.

lan·ci·nat·ing

(lan'si-nāt'ing),
Denoting a sharp cutting or tearing pain.
[L. lancino, pp. -atus, to tear]

lancinating

(lăn′sə-nā′tĭng)
adj.
Characterized by a sensation of cutting, piercing, or stabbing.

lan·ci·nat·ing

(lan'si-nāt-ing)
Denoting a sharp cutting or tearing pain.
[L. lancino, pp. -atus, to tear]

lan·ci·nat·ing

(lan'si-nāt-ing)
Denoting a sharp cutting or tearing pain.
[L. lancino, pp. -atus, to tear]
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In zones of trigeminal nerve compression and demyelination, the high-frequency discharge of impulses in the affected neurons may cross-excite neighbouring electrically silent axons, with impulse amplification and the generation of an intense, explosive discharge causing sudden lancinating pain.
Burning pain and paresthesias declined from the randomization time to study end (both p < 0.05), whereas lancinating pain and numbness remained unchanged in the ALA treated group.
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Symptoms of NeP often include a reported lack of sensation in the area and pain, with the pain being described as electric-like or lancinating. Common conditions such as diabetes, stroke, multiple sclerosis and cancer can cause NeP (Table 1).
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The pain is lancinating and recurring; lasting 20-30 seconds at the time.
Patients were asked about the type(s) of their pain (constant or intermittent lancinating pain), and the presence of paresthesia and dysesthesia.
Immediately after the incident, the patient noted a sensation of lancinating right ear pain, extremely loud tinnitus, and mild dizziness.
The classic form of trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is characterized by provokable, paroxysmal episodes of excruciating lancinating facial pain.
The range of registration in this prickly conditional offers a remarkable snapshot of Dorn's rhetorical volatility: from wistful Elizabethanism to lancinating speech-action in four lines.
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