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Sensory_terminology

Terminology used in sensory neurology

QuestionAnswer
Allodynia Normal touch percieved asw painful
Axonotmesis Injury causing degeneration of axon and myelin sheath, neurolemma is intact and function will be restored.
Dysesthesias Distortion of the sensation of touch
Hypaesthesia Atypical decrease in sensitivity
Hyperaesthesia Increased sensitivity to touch
Neuro/neurapraxia Mild trauma causing local demyelination and temporary loss of function which will recover in days or weeks
Neurotmesis Whole nerve axon severed. Total loss of function requiring surgical repair.
Pare/paraesthesia Altered sensation such as pins and needles, pricking or burning
Proprioception Ability to detect position of body parts
Created by: Sonialancaster