paraesthesia


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Related to paraesthesia: ataxia, hyperaesthesia

par·es·the·si·a

(par'es-thē'zē-ă), Avoid the jargonistic use of the plural of this abstract noun to mean 'episodes or zones of paresthesia'.
A spontaneous abnormal usually nonpainful sensation (for example, burning, pricking); may be due to lesions of both the central and peripheral nervous systems.
Synonym(s): paraesthesia
[para- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]

paraesthesia

(păr′ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
Variant of paresthesia.

par·es·the·si·a

(par'es-thē'zē-ă)
A subjective report of any abnormal sensation; could be experienced as numbness, tingling, or what is colloquially called "pins and needles."
Synonym(s): paraesthesia.
[para- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]

paraesthesia

Numbness or tingling of the skin. ‘Pins-and-needles’ sensation.

paraesthesia

the sensations commonly known as pins and needles; may be due to pressure on, or damage to, a nerve or may have no evident cause.

paraesthesia

abnormal sensation, e.g. burning, tingling, pricking; i.e. 'pins and needles'

par·es·the·si·a

(par'es-thē'zē-ă) Avoid the jargonistic use of the plural of this abstract noun to mean 'episodes or zones of paresthesia.'
In dentistry, a temporary or permanent condition of prolonged numbness after effects of an injected local anesthetic have ceased; maybe caused by trauma to nerve sheath during injection, hemorrhage about that sheath, or administration of contaminated anesthetic.
Synonym(s): paraesthesia.
[para- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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Mild symptoms include; intermittent paraesthesia (numbness and pins and needles), often felt only scarcely at night.
There was paraesthesia in the distribution of median nerve but there was no motor deficit or circulatory compromise.
The catheter could not be withdrawn and traction was accompanied by pain and paraesthesia in the patient's right thumb.
There are many causes of pins and needles, or paraesthesia.