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Stimulators, Mechanical, Tactile

Definition : Mechanical stimulators that apply mechanical stimuli (e.g., pressure, vibration), usually to some area of the patient's limbs (typically to the great toe) to determine the status of the touch (tactile) sense. Most of these stimulators are used for detecting peripheral neuropathy.

Entry Terms : "Tactile Stimulators" , "Stimulators, Tactile" , "Stimulators, Evoked-Potential Units"

UMDC code : 13780

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