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glove anaesthesia


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Absence of sensation or feeling in the hand, the anaesthetic area ending abruptly at the wrist, invariably a conversion symptom, the distribution of sensory nerve fibres allowing no possible neurological cause of the symptom, because the nerve that supplies the hand also supplies the lower arm. Shoe anaesthesia and stocking anaesthesia are defined and interpreted analogously. US glove anesthesia. See also anaesthesia.

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