dermatome

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a surgical instrument used to cut very thin slices of skin

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A 52-year-old woman presented with pruritic, poikilodermatous skin in a dermatomal distribution along the left side of the chest, shoulder, and upper back.
Two patients (1 in control, 1 in traction group) demonstrated persistant weak elbow extension of Al5, nine patients (6 in control, 3 in traction group) demonstrated persistant hypoesthesia in the dermatomal distribution of C7 with full cervical range of motion with mild pain and a negative Spurling's test.
Dermatomal distribution of the rash was established in all patients.
Some of the lesions were ulcerated on an erythematous base in a dermatomal distribution on the left lower extremity (specific dermatomas not mentioned).
The parturient's body position was manipulated to control the upper anaesthetic level to within the T2 to T6 dermatomal distribution.
Our patient had facial numbness in the cranial nerve V2 dermatomal distribution.