A simple test for topographical diagnosis of sensory nervous system lesions

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Abstract

A new diagnostic test has been developed to localize the lesions affecting the somatosensory system. The neurogenic inflammatory response of the skin provides an objective method to decide whether a lesion is located peripherally or centrally to the spinal ganglia. This method has the advantage of obtaining direct information on the functional state of sensory fibres.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)84-87
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Neurology
Volume20
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1981

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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