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Dejerine's "onion-peel sensory loss"

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Sensory loss starting from mouth and nose and extending concentrically outward.

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Sensory loss starting from mouth and nose and extending concentrically outward: Ā«onion peel distributionĀ». Caused by lesions of medulla oblongata affecting the trigeminal (V) nerve centres.

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