Duus' Topical Diagnosis in Neurology: Anatomy, Physiology, by Mathias Baehr, Michael Frotscher

By Mathias Baehr, Michael Frotscher

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Usage subject to terms and conditions of license. Peripheral Components of the Somatosensory System and Peripheral Regulatory Circuits · 23 C1–C8 Posterior root Dorsal ramus T1 T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T1–T12 T7 T8 Anterior root Ventral ramus T9 T10 T11 S1–S5 L1–L5 T12 Coccygeal nn. and filum terminale Fig. 4 Nerve root segments and their relationship to the vertebral bodies. a Anatomy of the anterior and posterior spinal roots. b Enumeration of the nerve root segments and the levels of exit of the spinal nerves from the spinal canal.

A lesion of the anterior spinothalamic tract at a cervical level, however, will produce mild hypesthesia of the contralateral lower limb. Lateral Spinothalamic Tract The free nerve endings of the skin are the peripheral receptors for noxious and thermal stimuli. These endings constitute the end organs of thin group A fibers and of nearly unmyelinated group C fibers that are, in turn, the peripheral Baehr, Duus' Topical Diagnosis in Neurology © 2005 Thieme All rights reserved. Usage subject to terms and conditions of license.

They are enclosed in a connective-tissue capsule, are located at the junction between tendon and muscle, and are connected in series to the adjacent muscle fibers. , tension), but at a higher threshold (see Fig. 12, p. 34). Other receptor types. In addition to the muscle spindles and Golgi tendon organs, receptor types in the deep tissues include the laminated Vater­Pacini corpuscles and the Golgi­Mazzoni corpuscles as well as other terminal nerve endings that mediate pressure, pain, etc. Peripheral Nerve, Dorsal Root Ganglion, Posterior Root The further “way stations” through which an afferent impulse must travel as it makes its way to the CNS are the peripheral nerve, the dorsal root ganglion, and the posterior nerve root, through which it enters the spinal cord.

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