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172 Possible Causes for Lancinating Pains

  • Tabes Dorsalis

    BACKGROUND: Tabes dorsalis is a late manifestation of untreated syphilis that is characterized by ataxia, lancinating pains, and urinary incontinence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Affected individuals most commonly present with sensory ataxia and stabbing, knife-like lancinating pain.[symptoma.com] pains ("lightning pains"), which can affect any portion of the body, but particularly the legs.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Neuralgia

    Abstract AIM: Occipital neuralgia is a common form of headache that is characterized by paroxysmal severe lancinating pain in the occipital nerve distribution.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pain of TN.[askdrshah.com] His patient presented with the classical symptoms of lancinating pain in the ear and neck, which on autopsy 6 years later were identified as secondary to an underlying cerebellopontine[medlink.com]

  • Neuropathy

    Pain Numbness Burning sensation Tingling Lancinating (shooting) pain Hypersensitive areas of the skin Hair loss on the affected part Shiny skin Weakness Muscle atrophy (loss[doi.org] It is lightning or lancinating type of pain that most people talk about when they describe neuropathic type of pain.[spine-health.com] Paroxysmal pain – this is an intermittent pain that usually is not associated with any precursor and described as shooting, lancinating, jabbing or stabbing in nature.[paincommunitycentre.org]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Pain Numbness Burning sensation Tingling Lancinating (shooting) pain Hypersensitive areas of the skin Hair loss on the affected part Shiny skin Weakness Muscle atrophy (loss[doi.org] Questions trying to elucidate whether a neuropathy is present: Inquire about 'positive' symptoms such as burning, tingling, lancinating or shooting pains.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    Prominent early sensory loss and lancinating pain, variable distal motor involvement, and no visceral signs of autonomic involvement.[athenadiagnostics.com] Despite the late onset of the disease, the progressive course, and the lancinating pain, the terminal features of this patient, which involved a selective loss of myelinated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Indications for testing: Patients presenting with Prominent early sensory loss and lancinating pain, variable distal motor involvement, and no visceral signs of autonomic[athenadiagnostics.com]

  • Polyneuropathy

    Pain Numbness Burning sensation Tingling Lancinating (shooting) pain Hypersensitive areas of the skin Hair loss on the affected part Shiny skin Weakness Muscle atrophy (loss[doi.org]

  • Bruxism

    […] and swelling of involved salivary gland Tenderness, induration, and/or erythema of salivary gland; usually unilateral Trigeminal neuralgia Paroxysmal, unilateral lancinating[aafp.org] pains in trigeminal nerve distribution Examination generally normal CLASSIFICATION Research has been hindered by the lack of clear diagnostic criteria for TMJ disorders;[aafp.org] pains in trigeminal nerve distribution Examination generally normal Table 1 Differential Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain Condition Symptoms Signs Dental pathology Tooth abscess[aafp.org]

  • Foreign Body in the Eye

    […] associated with trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias "Stabbing" (lancinating) pain associated with trigeminal neuralgia Define the symptom as well as possible Instill topical[kellogg.umich.edu] […] associated with ocular allergy "Aching" associated with intraocular inflammation, elevated eye pressure, or inflammation of soft tissues surrounding or behind eye "Sharp" pain[kellogg.umich.edu]

  • Entrapment Neuropathy

    Patients can usually localize the source of pain to the spot where the nerve is entrapped (lateral margin of rectus abdominis muscle), palpation of which triggers a lancinating[orpha.net] Neuropathic pain has many manifestations, most commonly spontaneous or evoked burning pain (also called “ dysaesthesia ”) with or without a component of severe lancinating[dermnetnz.org] pain along the distribution of the involved nerve.[orpha.net]

  • Herpes Zoster

    pain; the pain is not a direct result of the rash, but instead is thought to be a result of viral inflammation of the nerves.[web.archive.org] […] report constant burning, lancinating pain that may be radicular in nature.[web.archive.org] Postherpetic neuralgia is characterised by constant or intermittent, usually severe, burning or lancinating pain that occurs almost daily.[nps.org.au]

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