denervation hypersensitivity


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denervation hypersensitivity

[‚dē·nər′vā·shən ‚hīp·ər‚sen·sə′tiv·ədē]
(neuroscience)
Extreme sensitivity of an organ that has recovered from the removal or interruption of its nerve supply.
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Denervation hypersensitivity to dilute pilocarpine as a result of damage to the pupillary parasympathetic supply is known to occur in diabetic patients before the sympathetic pathway is affected.
Also, in diabetes there are many studies on the denervation hypersensitivity (18) We have not performed any pharmacological tests regarding this manner.
Should denervation hypersensitivity develop, marked mydriasis will occur--even in minute concentrations of adrenaline, e.