hemianesthesia


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hemianesthesia

[¦he·mē‚an·əs′thē·zha]
(medicine)
Loss of sensation on one side of the body.
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We present the case of a young woman who presented with sudden onset hemiplegia and hemianesthesia including unilateral loss of deep tendon reflexes, Babinski reflex, and loss of rectal tone with bladder incontinence.
4] Occlusion of the superior trunk of the middle cerebral artery will result in the following symptoms: contralateral hemiplegia and hemianesthesia in the face and arm with lesser involvement of the lower extremity, ipsilateral deviation of eyes and head, and Broca's aphasia (with dominant hemisphere occlusion).
Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital: Weekly clinicopathological exercises--Case 27-1993: A 32-year-old man with the sudden onset of a right-sided headache and left hemiplegia and hemianesthesia.