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Residual tactile sensitivity with self-directed stimulation in hemianaesthesia.

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A case of hemianaesthesia caused by right hemisphere stroke was found to have good sensitivity and cutaneous localisation when she touched her impaired hand with her good contralateral hand or with a probe held by that hand. The capacity did not depend solely upon movement or positioning of her right arm, and she could also discriminate whether her own left fingers, as opposed to someone else's inter-digitated fingers, were being touched, but only when she did the touching. Thus, the threshol...

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10.1136/jnnp.50.5.632

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
50
Issue:
5
Pages:
632-634
Publication date:
1987-05-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:7fc3f1c3-7cb2-4218-836a-18487bf9b6ed
Source identifiers:
30507
Local pid:
pubs:30507

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