Sensation

"Sensation" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "sensation"

  • Sensation
    • burning (skin) - R20.8 Other disturbances of skin sensation
      • tongue - K14.6 Glossodynia
    • loss of - R20.8 Other disturbances of skin sensation
    • prickling (skin) - R20.2 Paresthesia of skin
    • tingling (skin) - R20.2 Paresthesia of skin

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Sensation: The process in which specialized SENSORY RECEPTOR CELLS transduce peripheral stimuli (physical or chemical) into NERVE IMPULSES which are then transmitted to the various sensory centers in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.

Tongue: A muscular organ in the mouth that is covered with pink tissue called mucosa, tiny bumps called papillae, and thousands of taste buds. The tongue is anchored to the mouth and is vital for chewing, swallowing, and for speech.