Dysesthesia

Dysesthesia (dysaesthesia) comes from the Greek word `dys`, meaning `not-normal` and `aesthesis`, which means `sensation` (abnormal sensation). It is defined as an unpleasant, abnormal sense of touch. It often presents as pain but may also present as an inappropriate, but not discomforting, sensation. It is caused by lesions of the nervous...
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dysesthesia

(dis″es-the´zhә) impairment of any sense, especially of the sense of touch. a painful, persistent sensation induced by a gentle touch of the skin.
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dysesthesia

A condition in which a sense, especially touch, is distorted. Dysesthesia can cause an ordinary stimulus to be unpleasant or painful. It can also cause insensitivity to a stimulus.
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dysesthesia

A condition in which ordinary touch, temperature or movement produces a disagreeable sensation.
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dysesthesia

dysesthesia, dysesthetic 1. Abnormal sensations on the skin; such as, a feeling of numbness, tingling, prickling (as if with pins and needles), or a burning or cutting pain; also paresthesia. 2. Difficulty or derangement of sensation, or of any bodily senses; also applied to a class of diseases of which this is a symptom. 3. Abnormal sensations exp...
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dysesthesia

Painful sensory symptoms, distortion/impairment of any sense (especially the sense of touch), a condition in which an unpleasant sensation is produced by ordinary stimuli
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dysesthesia

Synonym for dysaesthesia ... An unpleasant abnormal sensation, whether spontaneous or evoked. ... Origin: Gr. Aisthesis = sensation ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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dysesthesia

Type: Term Pronunciation: dis′es-thē′zē-ă Definitions: 1. Impairment of sensation short of anesthesia. 2. A condition in which a disagreeable sensation is produced by ordinary stimuli; caused by lesions of the sensory pathways, peripheral or central. 3. Abnormal sensations experienced in the absence of stimulation. ...
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