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CNS - 11 parts

11 parts of the CNS to be matched with description

Sensory & motor interpretation; language. Stroke (CVA), Cerebral Palsy, Alcoholism, Alzheimer's, Tumor Cerebrum
Balance, coordination, dysmetria (past pointing), dyssynergia (lack of coordination), diadochokinesia (rapidly alternating movements), tandem gait. Multiple Sclerosis, Alcoholism and a form of Cerebral Palsy Cerebellum
Two point discrimination, vibration, and joint position sense (proprioception) MS, Tabes Dorsalis, Leprosy Posterior Columns
Voluntary motor, flexors of the hands & feet. UMNL Corticospinal (pyramidal)
Pain & temperature. Syringomyelia Lateral Spinothalamic
Crude light touch Anterior Spinothalamic
Balances reflexes and postural muscles. Benign positional vertigo and Labyrinthitis Vestibulospinal
Muscle tone and synergy to proximal flexors of the extremities Rubrospinal
Muscle tone and synergy to the voluntary extensor muscles. Reticulospinal
Crosses at medullary pyramids and travels to the flexors of the extremities Lateral Corticospinal
Crosses at the segmental level and then to the flexors of the trunk. UMNL Ventral Corticospinal
Created by: Dukowitz
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