hyperpathia


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hyperpathia

[‚hī·pər′path·ē·ə]
(medicine)
An exaggerated or excessive perception of or response to any stimulus as being disagreeable or painful.
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History and physical examination revealed intense pain, allodynia, hyperpathia, hyperemia, contracture of the wrist, of the metacarpophalangeal joints and of the proximal interphalangeal joints, abnormal sweating, and increased hair growth over the dorsum of the hand, hypoesthesia, dystrophic nail changes and tremor in the right hand.
There were no allodynia, hyperesthesia, hyperpathia or sudomotor changes as hyperhidrosis in physical examination and no demineralization or osteoporosis in radiological examination.