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Somatosensory Disorders MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Somatosensory Disorders
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.751.791
C23.888.592.763.770
Unique ID
D020886
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020886
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Disorders of sensory information received from superficial and deep regions of the body. The somatosensory system conveys neural impulses which pertain to proprioception, tactile sensation, thermal sensation, pressure sensation, and pain. PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; SPINAL CORD DISEASES; and BRAIN DISEASES may be associated with impaired or abnormal somatic sensation.
Entry Version
SOMATOSENSORY DIS
Entry Term(s)
Impairment, Light Touch Sensation
Light Touch Sensation Impairment
Pain Sensation Diminished
Pinprick Sensation Diminished
Position Sense Disorders
Proprioceptive Disorders
Somatic Sensation Disorders
Thermal Sensation Disorders
Previous Indexing
Sensation Disorders (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Somatosensory Disorders Preferred
Pain Sensation Diminished Narrower
Thermal Sensation Disorders Narrower
Position Sense Disorders Narrower
Proprioceptive Disorders Narrower
Impairment, Light Touch Sensation Narrower
Pinprick Sensation Diminished Narrower
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