acroparesthesia


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acroparesthesia

[‚ak·rō‚par·ə′thēzh·ē·ə]
(medicine)
A chronic self-limited symptom complex associated with a variety of systemic diseases, characterized by tingling, pins-and-needles sensations, numbness or stiffness, and occasionally pains in the hands and feet.
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2,3) The major clinical manifestations in patients with classic Fabry disease, that is, with no detectable [alpha]-Gal A activity, include pain in the distal extremities and acroparesthesia, angiokeratoma, hypohidrosis, corneal opacity in childhood, and progressive vasculopathy of the heart, kidney, and central nervous system.