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Errors of somatosensory localisation in a patient with right-hemisphere stroke

White, Rebekah; Aimola Davies, Anne; Kischka, Udo

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Following a right-hemisphere stroke, Patient NG could detect somatosensory stimulation that she was unable to localise. With vision precluded, NG systematically mislocalised touch on the little and ring finger of her affected left hand, and reported feeling this touch on the neighbouring rightward finger. This pattern of mislocalisation occurred not only when the Examiner administered touch but also when touch was self-administered. We manipulated the relative position of NG's two hands during...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21857
Source: Neurocase
DOI: 10.1080/13554790903456175

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