Somatosensory Disorders

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.
Also Known As:
Impairment, Light Touch Sensation; Light Touch Sensation Impairment; Pain Sensation Diminished; Pinprick Sensation Diminished; Position Sense Disorders; Somatic Sensation Disorders; Diminished, Pain Sensation; Diminished, Pinprick Sensation; Diminisheds, Pain Sensation; Diminisheds, Pinprick Sensation; Pain Sensation Diminisheds; Pinprick Sensation Diminisheds; Position Sense Disorder; Proprioceptive Disorder; Sensation Diminished, Pain; Sensation Diminished, Pinprick; Sensation Diminisheds, Pain; Sensation Diminisheds, Pinprick; Sensation Disorder, Somatic; Sensation Disorder, Thermal; Sensation Disorders, Somatic; Sensation Disorders, Thermal; Sense Disorder, Position; Sense Disorders, Position; Somatic Sensation Disorder; Somatosensory Disorder; Thermal Sensation Disorder; Proprioceptive Disorders; Thermal Sensation Disorders
Networked: 4 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Neuralgia (Stump Neuralgia)
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Hyperalgesia


1. Tsuneto, Satoru: 1 article (04/2011)
2. Matsuda, Yoichi: 1 article (04/2011)
3. Okamoto, Yoshiaki: 1 article (04/2011)
4. Uejima, Etsuko: 1 article (04/2011)
5. Goya, Sho: 1 article (04/2011)
6. Nakagawa, Sari: 1 article (04/2011)
7. Oono, Yumiko: 1 article (04/2011)
8. Tanimukai, Hitoshi: 1 article (04/2011)
9. Tsugane, Mamiko: 1 article (04/2011)
10. Bourgoin, Sylvie: 1 article (07/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Somatosensory Disorders:
1. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine)IBA
2. E 4018 (cizolirtine)IBA
4. milnacipran (Ixel)FDA Link