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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It quickly becomes a truism that male hysteria tends to develop "sous la forme monosymptomatique," (28) with, say, a stubborn paralysis or a seemingly incurable hemianaesthesia, while women tend to suffer from grande hysterie, with the full range of symptoms appearing, combining, and disappearing again.
Each of the six case studies of male hysteria from the third volume of Lecons sur les maladies du systeme nerveux recounts a clear traumatic event as the provocation for subsequent hysterical attacks, hallucinations, and hemianaesthesias.
Symptoms include those of carotid artery ischaemia; hemianaesthesia, hemi/monoparesis, head ache, dysphagia, visual field disturbance and confusion, and of vertebrobasilar ischaemia; dizziness/vertigo/light headedness, drop attacks/fainting spells, diplopia, dysarthria, dysphagia, ataxia, nausea, numbness and nystagmus.