dorsal columns


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dorsal columns

; posterior columns tracts of nerve fibres with the spinal cord, forming fasciculus gracilis (carrying sensory impulses from lower limb and foot) and fasciculus cuneatus (carrying sensory impulses from upper limbs)
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DREZ lesioning is offered if the injury involves the dorsal columns.
I would write if I discovered sensory or motor nerve deficit particularly in her trigeminal nerve, dorsal columns, or spinothalamic tract.
A clinical neurologist could monitor the progress of damage to her dorsal columns and peripheral sensory deficit to avoid ulcer formation, which could lead to loss of the limb.
5) Neurologically this pathway consists of peripheral receptors and afferent neurons that enter the dorsal root ganglion prior to ascending the spinal cord to the medulla where they synapse with the ipsilateral dorsal column nuclei (Figure 1).
The ventral and dorsal columns were of similar thickness in the cranial cervical region, but the ventral column was thicker than the dorsal column in the caudal cervical region.
Damage to the dorsal columns results in contralateral loss of proprioception and fine touch below the level of the lesion.
Dorsal column stimulation for pain relief from intractable angina pectoris.