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What is the name for the symptom of mishearing words?

Receptive aphasia is a type of aphasia in which patients have difficulty understanding ("receiving") words as opposed to difficulty speaking them. There are more than one possible etiology and it is ...
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When was congenital-analgesia (aka congenital insensitivity to pain), the inability to feel pain, clinically documented? How rare?

When was congenital-analgesia (aka congenital insensitivity to pain), the inability to feel pain, clinically documented? It was first reported in 1932 in this paper: Dearborn, G. V. N. (1932). A ...
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Low Carb Diet Causing Peripheral Neuropathy Symptoms

The main causes of nutrition-related peripheral neuropathy are deficiencies of vitamins B1 (thiamin), B3 (niacin), B6 (pyridoxine), B9 (folate) and B12 (cobalamin) (Emedicine). In carnivores, vitamin ...
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What does "axonal features" mean?

Axonal features means that there is evidence to suggest damage to the axon as opposed to the myelin sheath. Essentially axonal damage leads to a reduction of amplitude with preservation of nerve ...
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