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Aka: Paresthesia, Tingling of Skin
  1. See Also
    1. Paresthesia Causes
    2. Peripheral Neuropathy
    3. Sensation
  2. Definitions
    1. Paresthesia
      1. Abnormal skin Sensation (e.g. tingling, burning, pricking) not caused by an outside stimulus
  3. Symptoms
    1. Abnormal Sensations in the absence of stimuli
      1. Numb Sensation
      2. Cold, warmth or burning Sensation
      3. Prickling, tingling or pins and needles Sensation
      4. Skin crawling Sensation
      5. Pruritus
    2. Location
      1. Extremities
  4. Differential Diagnosis
    1. See Paresthesia Causes
  5. Labs: Initial Evaluation
    1. Complete Blood Count
    2. Chemistry panel or metabolic panel (Chem7)
    3. Urinalysis
    4. Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
    5. Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)
  6. Labs: Other Studies when indicated
    1. Serum Folate
    2. Vitamin B12
    3. Syphilis Serology (VDRL or RPR)
    4. Antinuclear Antibody (ANA)
    5. Nerve Conduction velocities
    6. Electromyogram (EMG)
    7. XRay of affected extremity
    8. CT Head or MRI Head
    9. Myelography
    10. Nerve biopsy
    11. Muscle biopsy
    12. Serum Immunoelectrophoresis
    13. Purified Protein Derivative (PPD)

Paresthesia (C0030554)

Definition (MSHCZE) Porucha čití projevující se jako brnění, mravenčení, svrbění apod. Vzniká při některých poškozeních nervů (neuropatiích), např. při cukrovce. Běžně pak při tzv. „přesezení“ končetiny. (cit. Velký lékařský slovník online, 2012 )
Definition (NCI_NCI-GLOSS) Abnormal touch sensations, such as burning or prickling, that occur without an outside stimulus.
Definition (NCI_CTCAE) A disorder characterized by functional disturbances of sensory neurons resulting in abnormal cutaneous sensations of tingling, numbness, pressure, cold, and warmth that are experienced in the absence of a stimulus.
Definition (NCI) Abnormal cutaneous sensations of tingling, numbness, pressure, cold, and warmth that an individual experiences without the presence of a stimulus. It results from functional disturbances of sensory neurons. Causes include peripheral vascular disease, peripheral neuropathy, and nerve damage.
Definition (MSH) Subjective cutaneous sensations (e.g., cold, warmth, tingling, pressure, etc.) that are experienced spontaneously in the absence of stimulation.
Concepts Sign or Symptom (T184)
MSH D010292
SnomedCT 206857001, 158228009, 91019004
English PARESTHESIAS, PARAESTHESIA, PARESTHESIA, [D]Paraesthesia, [D]Paresthesia, Paresthesia, [D]Paresthesia (context-dependent category), Paresthesias, Paraesthesias, Paresthesia [Disease/Finding], abnormal sensation, parasthesia, paresthesias, parasthesias, paraesthesias, [D]Paresthesia (situation), Paraesthesia (numbness/tingling), [D]Paraesthesia (situation), Paresthesia (numbness/tingling), paresthesia, Parasthesia, Paraesthesia, Paresthesia (finding), paraesthesia
French PARESTHESIE, Parasthésie, Paresthésie
Portuguese PARESTESIA, Formigamento, Sensações de Queimadura, Parestesia
Spanish PARESTESIA, Paraestesia, Parestesias, [D]parestesia (categoría dependiente del contexto), [D]parestesia, [D]parestesia (situación), Sensación de Quemaduras, Hormigueo, parestesia (hallazgo), parestesia, Parestesia
German PARAESTHESIE, Paraesthesie, Parästhesie, Sensibilitätsstörung
Dutch veranderd gevoel, paresthesie, Paresthesie
Swedish Parestesi
Japanese サクカンカク, 感覚異常, 感覚-異常, 錯感覚, 錯感覚症, 感覚異常症, 異常感覚
Czech parestézie, Parestezie, parestezie
Finnish Parestesia
Polish Czucie opaczne, Parestezja
Hungarian Paraesthesia, Paresztézia
Norwegian Parestesi
Italian Parestesia
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Tingling of skin (C0235050)

Concepts Sign or Symptom (T184)
ICD10 R20.2
SnomedCT 206853002, 158224006, 274676007
English TINGLING SKIN, [D]Tingling of skin, [D]Tingling of skin (context-dependent category), Tingling skin, tingling skin, skin tingling, tingling of skin, [D]Tingling of skin (situation), Tingling of skin, Tingling of skin (finding)
Dutch tintelen huid
French Picotement cutané, PICOTEMENT CUTANE
German Kribbeln der Haut, KRIBBELN HAUT
Italian Formicolio della cute
Portuguese Formigueiro na pele, FORMIGAMENTO CUTANEO
Spanish Hormigueo en la piel, [D]hormigueo cutáneo (categoría dependiente del contexto), HORMIGUEO CUTANEO, [D]hormigueo cutáneo, [D]hormigueo cutáneo (situación), hormigueo cutáneo (hallazgo), hormigueo cutáneo
Japanese 皮膚ピリピリ感, ヒフピリピリカン
Czech Brnění kůže
Hungarian Bőrzsibbadás
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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