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Stimulators, Mechanical, Tactile, Vibratory

Definition : Tactile mechanical stimulators that apply vibration usually to the apex of the patient's great toe (hallux). Vibration is increased until a vibratory perception threshold is determined. Vibration mechanical stimulators are mostly used for detecting peripheral neuropathy, usually in diabetic patients.

Entry Terms : "Vibratory Stimulators" , "Biothesiometers"

UMDC code : 18492


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