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Sensation

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Question Answer
Stereognosisidentification of an object without seeing it (touch only)
Barognosisperceive the difference in weight between an object in the hand
Graphesthesiaable to recognize number or letter “drawn” on the skin without visual input
AllodyniaFeeling pain in response to a non-pain eliciting stimulus
Analgesia absence of pain while conscious
Anesthesialoss of touch sensation
Causalgiaconstant, relentless, burning hyperesthesia/hyperalegia that can develop after peripheral nerve injury
Dysesthesiadistortion of any sensation, usually touch
Hyperesthesiaheighted sensation
Hyperpathiaextreme, exaggerated response to pain
Hypesthesiadiminished sense of touch
Neuralgiasevere shock-like pains that radiate along a specific nerve distribution
Pallanesthesialoss of vibration sensation
Paresthesia tingling, pins and needles or burning
Superficial sensationlight tough, temperature, pain
Deep sensationvibration, propriception, kinesthesia
Cortical sensationtwo-point discrimination, bilateral stimulation, sterognosis, barognosis
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