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Glossary for Peripheral paresthesia

Medical terms related to Peripheral paresthesia or mentioned in this section include:

  • Alcohol abuse: Excessive alcohol as a symptom of other conditions
  • Alcoholism: High dependence on excessive amounts of alcohol.
  • Artery symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arteries (large blood vessels)
  • Arthritis: A condition which is characterized by the inflammation of a joint
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Buerger's disease: Buergers's disease is a recurring inflammation and thrombosis (clotting) of small and medium arteries and veins of the hands and feet
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Hand or wrist problems; often from repetitive motion.
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with pyramidal features, autosomal dominant: CMT is an inherited neurological disease characterized by the gradual degeneration of nerves which starts in the hands and feet and results in progressive numbness, muscle weakness and loss of function. Type 5 has an autosomal dominant inheritance, progresses slowly and involves movement disorders.
  • Chronic diabetes-like neuropathy symptoms: also known as peripheral neuropathy is a typical presentation of diabetes but can be a presentation of other diseases too
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Diabetes: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Diabetes-like neuropathy symptoms: also known as peripheral neuropathy is a typical presentation of diabetes but can be a presentation of other diseases too
  • Diabetes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Fractured femur: A fracture that occurs in the femur of the leg
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Human carcinogen -- Arsenic: Arsenic is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the nature (e.g. inhalation, ingestion, skin contact), duration and level of exposure.
  • Hypopigmented lesions in children: Hypopigmented lesions in children refers are sores or ulcers that are colorless or have lost color in a child.
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Kwashiorkor: A malnutrition state that is produced by severe protein deficiency
  • Lyme disease: Lyme disease is an emerging infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia.
  • Malnutrition: Any disorder that relates to inadequate intake of nutrients.
  • Mercury -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Mercury during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Neuropathy-like symptoms of the lower limb: Neuropathy-like symptoms of the lower limb are symptoms in the legs that mimic the numbness, pain, pins and needles sensations and other symptoms of neuropathy.
  • Numbness of both elbows: Numbness of both elbows refers to the loss or reduction of sensation in the elbows.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Peripheral neuropathy: Any loss in the function of the peripheral nervous system
  • Peripheral vascular disease: Disease of arteries supplying the legs or sometimes arms
  • Polyarteritis nodosa: A serious blood vessel disease where small and medium-sized arteries become swollen and damaged and are unable to adequately supply oxygenated blood to various tissues in the body. The disease can occur in a mild form or a serious, rapidly fatal form.
  • Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Lead: Some evidence indicates that exposure to Lead has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure.
  • Raynaud's disease: It is a reversible ischemia of the peripheral arterioles. It is a painful sensation affecting the fingers and toes associated with whitening or redness
  • Raynaud's phenomenon: A condition where the body extremities sweat and turn blue and cold. Exposure to cold, emotional stress and smoking may trigger the condition. Also known as acrocyanosis.
  • Sciatica: neuralgia along the nerve course of the sciatic nerve
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Sjogren's Syndrome: Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord: Gradual spinal cord degeneration
  • Syringomyelia: Spinal cord cysts
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Tingling: Tingling, prickling, or pins-and-needles sensations
  • Ulnar nerve injury: Damage to the ulnar nerve in the elbow and arm.
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A deficiency of Vitamin B12 primarily causes anemias the body is unable to make sufficient quantities of normal red blood cells. Severe cases can lead to permanent nervous system problems. The vitamin B12 deficiency can result from absorption problems, insufficient dietary intake, certain medications (e.g. metformin), inherited conditions (e.g. transcobalamin deficiency) and certain chronic parasitic intestinal infestations.

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