W h e n a s k e d to to u c h th e tip o f h is n o s

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Unformatted text preview: x e s o n th e le ft s id e o f th e b o d y . T h e r e w a s a ls o c o n s id e r a b le s e n s o r y lo s s o n th e le ft s id e o f th e b o d y , in v o lv in g b o th th e s u p e r fic ia l a n d d e e p s e n s a tio n s . D u r in g th e e x a m in a tio n th e p a tie n t w o u ld e x h ib it s p o n ta n e o u s je r k in g m o v e m e n ts o f th e le ft le g . W h e n a s k e d to to u c h th e tip o f h is n o s e w ith th e le ft in d e x fin g e r , h e d e m o n s tr a te d c o n s id e r a b le in te n tio n tr e m o r . T h e s a m e te s t w ith th e r ig h t a r m s h o w e d n o th in g a b n o r m a l. T h r e e d a y s la te r , th e p a tie n t s ta r te d to c o m p la in o f a g o n iz in g p a in d o w n th e le ft le g . T h e p a in w o u ld s ta r t s p o n ta n e o u s ly o r b e in itia te d b y th e lig h t to u c h o f th e b e d s h e e t. W h a t is y o u r d ia g n o s is ? H o w c a n y o u e x p la in th e v a r io u s s ig n s a n d s y m p to m s ? T...
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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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