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Flashcards in Testing Somatosensory System Deck (11):
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Discriminative touch

DCML
point to where you feel cotton ball

2

Tactile thresholds

loss of protective sensation
filament on feet

3

Two point discrimination

DCML

4

Bilateral simultaneous touch

lesion in parietal lobe on contralateral side

5

Graphesthesia

DCML and parietal lobe (contralateral side)

6

Joint movement

peripheral nerves

7

Joint position

peripheral nerves, spinal cord, brainstem or cerebrum

8

Vibration

DCML and a beta peripheral nerve fibers

9

Stereognosis

contralateral parietal cortex

10

Sharp, pricking pain

lateral pain system
spinothalamic tract

11

Heat or cold

peripheral nerve or dermatomal pattern