(an-hi-dro-sis): Inability to tolerate heat.
diagnosis: Diagnosis of a condition whose signs and symptoms are
shared by various other conditions.
The abnormal and sometimes unpleasant sensation felt by a patient with
partial damage to a peripheral nerve when skin is touched.
Syndrome: A group of symptoms that are due to a disorder of the
sympathethic nerves in the cervical region. The syndrome consists of
a constricted pupil (miosis), drooping of the upper eyelid (ptosis),
and the absense of sweating over the affected side of the face(anhidrosis).
(in-ter-kos' tal): Between the ribs. [inter- + L. costa,
(mi-o-sis): Contraction of the pupil
pain: Neuropathic pain occurs when peripheral nerve roots are involved
with a tumor.
(no-ci-sep-tion): The activity
produced in the afferent nervous system by potentially tissue damaging
stimuli. Pain is the perception of nociception.
Inward curvature of the spine.
A certain degree of lordosis is normal in the cervical and lumbar regions
of the spine.
The region of body between the anus and the urethral opening including
both skin and underlying muscle.
pain: Pain is termed
idiopathic if an underlying structural lesion cannot be identified or
if the pain perceived seems to be excessive for the etiology identified.
(toe-sis): Sinking down or prolapse of an organ.
(par-a-ver-te-bra): Alongside a vertebra or the vertebral column.
(re-tro-pe-ri-ton-eal): Behind the peritoneum