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Posted by: dermatome | 2008/12/05

dermatome

What is a dermatome? How can it cause burning feet? And how does one cure it?

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Hi

A dermatome is an area of skin supplied by a particular nerve. Pain in a specific dermatome (area) can be an indication of damage to the area of the spinal cord that supplies that area. A dermatome cannot cause burning feet.

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Chris

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