referred pain

referred pain
noun
pain that is felt at a place in the body different from the injured or diseased part where the pain would be expected
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angina pectoris can cause referred pain in the left shoulder

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pain in the right shoulder can be referred pain from gallbladder disease

Hypernyms: ↑pain, ↑hurting

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • referred pain — n a pain subjectively localized in one region though due to irritation in another region * * * pain felt in a part of the body other than where it might be expected. An abscess beneath the diaphragm, for example, may cause a referred pain in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • referred pain — n. pain, felt in a particular area of the body, that originates from somewhere else in the body …   English World dictionary

  • referred pain — synalgia pain felt in a part of the body other than where it might be expected. An abscess beneath the diaphragm, for example, may cause a referred pain in the shoulder area, while heart disorders may cause pain in the left arm and fingers. The… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • referred pain — Pathol. pain felt in an area remote from the site of origin. Also called synalgia. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • referred pain — noun Medicine pain felt in a part of the body other than its actual source …   English new terms dictionary

  • referred pain — /rəfɜd ˈpeɪn/ (say ruhferd payn) noun pain felt in some part of the body other than the part actually affected or irritated …   Australian-English dictionary

  • law of referred pain — referred pain only arises from irritation of nerves which are sensitive to those stimuli that produce pain when applied to the surface of the body …   Medical dictionary

  • Боль Отраженная (Referred Pain, Synalgia) — боль, испытываемая в какой либо другой части тела, не отвечающей действительному месту ее возникновения. Например, развитие абсцесса в поддиафрагмальной области может вызвать появление отраженной боли в области плечевых суставов, а при некоторых… …   Медицинские термины

  • Pain management — (also called pain medicine) is the medical discipline concerned with the relief of pain.Types of painAcute pain, such pain resulting from trauma, often has a reversible cause and may require only transient measures and correction of the… …   Wikipedia

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