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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Even though the involvement of the branches of the mandibular nerve have not been previously described in the literature, it must be kept in mind that if infratemporal or pterygomaxillary space infections are suspected due to limited mouth opening accompanied by malaise, fever, pain and unilateral anesthesia or paresthesia of the lower lip following an infection or a surgical procedure in the posterior maxilla, CT and MRI scans must be obtained swiftly to confirm the diagnosis.
Unilateral anesthesia does not affect the incidence of urinary retention after low-dose spinal anesthesia for knee surgery.