somatosensory aura

somatosensory aura

epileptic aura characterized by paresthesias or abdominal somatognosia of a clearly defined regional distribution.
See also: aura (1).

so·ma·to·sen·so·ry au·ra

(sō'mă-tō-sen'sŏr-ē awr'ă)
Epileptic aura characterized by paresthesias or abdominal somatognosia of a clearly defined regional distribution.
See also: aura (1)
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Auras were nonspecific, such as dizziness (16.1%), or a somatosensory aura (39.3%), psychic aura (14.3%), abdominal aura (12.5%), autonomic aura (7.1%), olfactory aura (3.6%), visual aura (3.6%), or gustatory aura (3.6%).
The most common one was somatosensory aura described by 72.2% (26/36) as tingling or numbness; they were contralateral to the lesion side in 73.0% (19/26) patients, and bilateral in 2 patients.
Somatosensory auras have been assumed as the most common initial manifestations in patients with symptomatic parietal lobe epilepsy in the literature (4,5,12).