paraesthesia


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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.

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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Commonest symptoms were nocturnal paraesthesia and numbness over radial 3 and half fingers which were present in 91% of patients with Tinel's sign in 45.2% and Phalen's in 41.9%.
Manipulation of the mass can produce paraesthesias or "shocks" in the distribution of the affected nerve, and this can be an important aid to diagnosis.
The patient was seen 2.5 years after surgery where he reported that the paraesthesia had remitted completely but it had taken a couple of years.
The typical presentation of the lesion is swelling, with associated pain and paraesthesia. (1,3,7) Fibrosarcomas on radiologic imaging appear as radiolucent lesions with marked osteolysis and bone destruction, devoid of calcific or osseous areas.
Patients with an entrapped median nerve may experience symptoms of numbness, paraesthesia, weakness and muscular atrophy (Scanlon, & Maffei, 2009).
The most common complication was induration and swelling, which was observed in 64 patients, followed by paraesthesia in 27, and skin burns in 12.
Symptoms are due to either traction of the brachial plexus or C5/6 nerve root causing shooting pain and/or paraesthesia down the arm to the hand (Kawasaki et al 2012).
Two patients had atypical complaints of hand paraesthesia and extremity pain respectively.
Consequently, PR is not an ideal method for the identification of a canal or a groove since false negatives/positives or misinterpretations may lead to complications such as anaesthesia, paraesthesia, hemorrhage, etc.
PINS AND NEEDLES THAT uncomfortable tingling sensation - technically known as paraesthesia - is caused by a lack of blood supply to, and pressure on, the nerves.
It was found that back and shoulders are the sites where maximum number of people had pain, paraesthesia or numbness.
[2,5,6] Peripheral neuropathies can appear early, but mostly present some days later with motor (hypotonia, hyporeflexia) and sensory (paraesthesia, glove and stocking loss of light touch and proprioception) deficits.