Valleix points

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Val·leix points

(vahl-ē'),
various points in the course of a nerve, pressure on which is painful in cases of neuralgia; these points are: where the nerve emerges from the bony canal; where it pierces a muscle or aponeurosis to reach the skin; where a superficial nerve rests on a resisting surface where compression is easily made; where the nerve gives off one or more branches; and where the nerve terminates in the skin.
Synonym(s): tender points

Val·leix points

(vahl'ā poynts)
Various points in the course of a nerve, pressure on which is painful in cases of neuralgia; these points are: 1) where the nerve emerges from the bony canal; 2) where it pierces a muscle or aponeurosis to reach the skin; 3) where a superficial nerve rests on a resisting surface where compression is easily made; 4) where the nerve gives off one or more branches; and 5) where the nerve terminates in the skin.

Valleix,

François L.I., French physician, 1807-1855.
Valleix points - various points in the course of a nerve, pressure upon which is painful in cases of neuralgia.

Val·leix points

(vahl'ā poynts)
Various points in course of a nerve, pressure on which is painful in cases of neuralgia.
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