Head lines

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Head lines

(hed),
bands of cutaneous hyperesthesia associated with acute or chronic inflammation of the viscera.

Head lines

, Head zones (hed līnz, zōnz)
Bands of cutaneous hyperesthesia associated with acute or chronic inflammation of the viscera.
Synonym(s): Head areas.

Head,

Sir Henry, English neurologist, 1861-1940.
Head areas - areas of skin exhibiting reflex hyperesthesia and hyperalgesia due to visceral disease.
Head lines - bands of cutaneous hyperesthesia associated with acute or chronic inflammation of the viscera. Synonym(s): Head zones; tender lines; tender zones
Head zones - Synonym(s): Head lines
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The tender zone phenomenon seems to be related to ambient temperatures as well, and in some areas of the country, it has not been a problem at all.