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Diagnosis

  • Sergio Canavero
  • Vincenzo Bonicalzi
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Abstract

CP is pain/dysesthesia/pruritus due to a CNS lesion along the spinothalamoparietal (STP) path. Thus, an appropriate lesion must be demonstrated in such a location. Bilateral pain and dysesthesia referred to the limbs, although usually pointing to a spinal cord lesion, may rarely be observed after unilateral brain lesions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergio Canavero
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Bonicalzi
    • 2
  1. 1.HEAVEN/GEMINI International Collaborative GroupTurinItaly
  2. 2.AOUCittà della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Department of Neurosciences, Rita Levi MontalciniUniversità di TorinoTurinItaly

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