Category Archives: clinical neurology
Cilia spinal reflex tests c8-t2 and is a visceral sympathetic reflex
It’s a disorder where patient has trouble identifying parts of body either to verbal command or imitation. Finger agnosia , right left confusion are part of this syndrome spectrum. It usually happens following injury of the left parietal area.
Agraphia problem of writing or SPELLING Types Central-may superficial/lexical/ semantic -misspelled but with phonologically plausible error Eg- cultur for culture Or deep/ phonological- cant spell unfamiliar words or non words , semantic errors Mechanical-2 to paresis/ praxis/dyskinesia/ dystonia Neglect dysgraphia-neglect … Continue reading
The loss of syntax with speech relatively rich in noun and verb but lacking in grammar. Pt is able to still get his message across. Lesion in broca’s area.
Abadies sign is the diminution of deep pain sensation elicited by pressing on the achilles tendon. It is one of the features of tabes dorsalis.