The question titled Somatosensation was flagged in my review queue by 2 people, presumably including @Narusan due to the comment, and I am wondering how it is requesting personal medical advice.

I have skipped review on this for now as I have looked at the edit history too in order to see if it was relating to an old edit, and I am still at a loss.

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    This is the same as this question: medicalsciences.meta.stackexchange.com/q/958/8212 OP gives a bunch of symptoms, and want's a diagnosis. That's off-topic here. I feel like personal medical diagnosis comes closest
    – Narusan
    Sep 24 '18 at 15:38
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    @Narusan, the root to the question you linked starts with "I was recently involved in a traffic accident. It was a sudden stop, and the airbags were deployed...." which I would agree leads to a question regarding said accident. The question linked in my question here does not seem to bear any resemblance to me to a question seeking advice on a particular medical problem the OP is suffering from. Or am I missing something? Sep 24 '18 at 15:42
  • I'm a bit in the middle on this one. On one hand it looks like they could be looking for a diagnosis for an individual (off-topic), on the other hand if their question would be just slightly more polished (for example, if they related it to some other similar-but-different conditions, maybe congenital insensitivity to pain) I would take it as an on-topic terminology question looking for an answer in the family of hereditary sensory neuropathies. Sep 24 '18 at 20:24
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    @ChrisRogers It's the same as the case I presented in my answer to that question (should have linked the answer, not the question): The patient is experiencing symptoms A-Z, what can be the cause? is always asking for a diagnosis, and regardless if it is for OP, for OP's best friend or for OP to help them learn, we have decided that this is off-topic.
    – Narusan
    Sep 24 '18 at 21:01
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    @BryanKrause I think a good question would be the other way around: What are symptoms of the Brown-Sequard-Syndrome, and how are they caused as an example.
    – Narusan
    Sep 24 '18 at 21:05
  • I believe I follow now where the problem lies and now agree. I too now have voted for closure. Sep 24 '18 at 21:50
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    @Narusan I agree. I still do feel like it's possible to ask for the name of a syndrome with a description of symptoms and stay on-topic, but it would require more background research that shows it's clear the OP knows what the issue is but is looking for the name (rather than simply having a list of symptoms). Some of the more rare/bizarre cases might be difficult to find names for, especially where names may be inconsistent across languages or something. Sep 24 '18 at 21:56

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