hyperesthesia


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hyperesthesia

[‚hī·pər·əs′thē·zhə]
(physiology)
Increased sensitivity or sensation.
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Clinical signs of poisoning include diarrhea, ataxia, anxiety, vomiting, seizures, tremors, hyperesthesia, nystagmus, and polyuria (SPAINHOUR et al., 1990; SINGH et al., 2008).
Other symptoms include allodynia, hyperesthesia, hyperalgesia, and the symptoms are typically persistent even after the primary insult has resolved.
Hyperesthesia is often expressed in allodynia, a painful response to a nonpainful stimulus [7].
Kidd, "Normalization of widespread hyperesthesia and facilitated spatial summation of deep-tissue pain in knee osteoarthritis patients after knee replacement," Arthritis & Rheumatism, vol.
Especially for digital nerve injury, poor outcomes have been obtained after repair surgery; 40% of patients complained of persistent hyperesthesia for up to 2 years.
Clinical signs in dogs include persistent or fluctuating fever, anorexia, weight loss, lameness, draining skin lesions, hyperesthesia, uveitis, and acute blindness [1].
Although sensorial findings in patients with NBS generally occur as hemihypoesthesia or hypoalgesia, hyperesthesia or hyperalgesia could also occur In this paper the case of a patient with NBS with a complaint of allodynia on his left foot, diagnosed as vasculitic neuropathy, is presented.
The following year, FDR was struck with an illness that caused paralysis, bowel and bladder dysfunction and hyperesthesia, among other symptoms.
All three lesions, especially lesion 3, had marked tenderness and hyperesthesia, with visible subcutaneous veins.
The pain usually arises suddenly, may arise as a result of exposure to cold air, and the sufferer may report a dry mouth, loss of appetite, a lack of thirst, slight paralysis of the tongue, sensory hyperesthesia, visual disturbances, severe vomiting, and a bursting pain in the eyes, and may exhibit a hot, red face.
During sensory evaluation, hyperesthesia at the bilateral lumbar 5, sacral 1 dermatome and anesthesia at the S4-S5 level were observed.
(11-15) It is often accompanied by pain, numbness or tingling, paresthesia, or hyperesthesia and is commonly found to have local hyper-pigmentation thought to be the result of chronic scratching.