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  • n. A condition caused by lesions of the nervous system that causes abnormal sensations such as burning, wetness, or itching.

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  • See dysœsthesia, dysœsthetic.


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dys- +‎ esthesia


  • Patients describe the feeling as burning or extreme warmth superficially, but cold under the skin. 10 At 12 hours post ingestion (Phase III), weakness, ataxia, hypotension and dysesthesia are observed.

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  • In vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (also called localized vulvar dysesthesia), women feel pain mainly in an area between the labia (the vestibule), and only when that area is touched or pressed.


  • In dysesthetic vulvodynia also called generalized vulvar dysesthesia, symptoms occur in different areas of the vulva, at various times and sometimes even when the vulva is not being touched.


  • * Severe neurosensory symptoms (e.g. paresthesia, dysesthesia, pain) were observed in 5.5% Featured News and Stories

  • We compared the results with the response to stimulation in an adjacent or contralateral area that was free of pain or any other sensory disorder such as numbness or dysesthesia.

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  • We also asked the patients to report unpleasant nonpainful sensations (dysesthesia) and describe the characteristics of these sensations.

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  • In the large cluster of 131 patients with ongoing symptoms, 97 patients had DN, PHN, or radicular LBP, and 34 patients had axial LBP; in the group of 56 patients with intermittent episodes of pain or dysesthesia, 33 patients had neuropathic pain, and 23 patients had axial LBP.

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  • Patients in this cluster reported predominantly deep pain, tingling dysesthesia, and numb skin areas.

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  • Neurological symptoms and signs include weakness, paresthesia, dysesthesia, bladder and bowel incontinence, and acute paraplegia.

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  • Pain quality and the quality of dysesthesia were important for the distinction between the clusters C2, C3, and C4, and for the differentiation between the clusters C7 and C8, which comprised most of the patients with axial LBP (

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