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Tender points

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tender points --> Valleix's points

Various point's in the course of a nerve, pressure upon which is painful in cases of neuralgia; these point's are: 1) where the nerve emerges from the bony canal; 2) where it pierces a muscle or aponeurosis to reach the skin; 3) where a superficial nerve rests upon a resisting surface where compression is easily made; 4) where the nerve gives off one or more branches; and 5) where the nerve terminates in the skin.

Synonym: tender points.