hypalgesia


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hypalgesia

[¦hip·al′jē·zhə]
(physiology)
Diminished sensitivity to pain.
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Hypertension-associated hypalgesia, Evidence in experimental animals and humans, pathophysiological mechanisms, and potential clinical consequences.
Neurological examination revealed (i) dissociated sensory disturbance with right-sided hypaesthesia and left-sided hypalgesia of the second and third branches of the trigeminal nerve and (ii) mild horizontal nystagmus on left gaze.
Vibratory sensation was absent in the distal lower extremities, and there was short-stocking hypalgesia.
Hypalgesia and aseptic meningitis are the most common complications associated with glycerol injection (Tekkok & Brown, 1996).