10 quiz on thalamus cortex a 65yearold man attended

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Unformatted text preview: a t i e n t 's h a n d ? The area likely to be diseased is the left parietal lobe with advanced destruction of the superior parietal lobule. This is the somesthetic association area, where the sensations of touch, pressure, and proprioception are integrated. (b) Yes. It is essential that the patient be allowed to finger the object so that these different sensations can be appreciated. 10 Quiz on Thalamus & Cortex A 65‑year‑old man attended his physician because he noticed that for the past 3 weeks he had been d r a g g in g h is r ig h t fo o t w h e n w a lk in g . O n p h y s ic a l e x a m in a tio n , h e w a s fo u n d to h a v e a n in c r e a s e in to n e o f th e fle x o r m u s c le s o f th e r ig h t a r m , a n d w h e n h e w a lk e d h e te n d e d to h o ld h is r ig h t a r m a d d u c t e d a n d f l e x e d . H e a l s o h e l d h i s r i g h t f i s t t i g h t l y c l e n c h e d . O n s t u d y o f t h e p a t i e n t 's g a i t , h e w a s s e e n to h a v e d iffic u lty in fle x in g h is r ig h t h ip a n d k n e e . T h e r e w a s s lig h t b u t d e fin ite w e a k n e s s a n d...
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2011 for the course NEUROSCIEN Neuroanato taught by Professor Skeen during the Fall '09 term at University of Delaware.

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