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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Finally the clear-cut difference in P1 N1 and later waves in the responses elicited by left- and right-side somatosensory stimulation again coincided well with neglect and possible hemianesthesia in the somatosensory modality.
(2003) [19] Minimal residual hemianesthesia and dysesthesia Oehler et al.
In the case of MCA stroke, patients can present with contralateral upper and lower extremity hemiparesis, contralateral hemianesthesia, and eye deviation towards the side of the infarct.
The main neurological occurrence of ischemic hemisphere infarction have been characterized by the prevailed focal signs: central paralysis of the VIIth and XIIth nerves, mono- and hemiparesis or hemiplegia, occurrence of pathological reflexes, reflexes of oral automatism in combination with sensitivity disorders in form of surface or total mono-and hemianesthesia. Affection of dominating hemisphere was accompanied by disorder of higher cortical functions.