Hypoesthesia - Definition

March 2017


Definition


Hypoesthesia denotes a decreased sensitivity to touch. Generally, hypoesthesia is the result of a problem of nervous origin. This is sometimes a symptom of diseases such as diabetes or multiple sclerosis. Some tumors or stroke may also induce hypoesthesia. It can affect different types of sensitivity, such as heat or pain, or deep sensitivity.

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