Brain; A Journal of Neurology Volume 41

Brain; A Journal of Neurology Volume 41

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...Some showed evidence of severe destruction of tissue; they had been trephined, the dura was found to have been ruptured and disintegrated brain was removed at the operation. In others the skull had not been opened and may not even have been fractured; and yet there were obvious signs that the cortex had been structurally affected. TABLE E.--_---__--___ Case Melsnred movement Tactile hairs Wsights Situation of lesions No. 18 0 3 digits 2 digits Inferior post-and pre-central ' touching Sylvian fissure. (Trephined, cerebral substance j removed) No. 3 5 digits 0 I 2 digits Middle post-central. (Trephined, extradural blood-clot removed) No. 21 Whole hand and 0 Defective Middle pre-central. (Trephined; up to elbow ' ' no notes, but on arrival dura I open and brain substance '. protruding) No. 16 Whole hand and 0 ' Gross loss over Middle post-central. (Very small upper extremity 1 whole hand removal of bone. Durs. lacer' ated; hmmorrhage from vessel ' of dura) No. 2 4 digits 0 i 1 digit (slow Middle post-central. (Not (1 digit intro-' and intro-trephined), spective spective) No. 19 fidigits Qdjgitsslig tly 0 Middle pre-central, post' (1 digit intro-central and superior parietal spective) lobule. (Trephined; brain pulp removed) No. 13 4 digits-5 ' 0 Inferior pre-and post-central, (3 slight only) very low. (Trephincd; bloodclot and ruptured brain matter removed) No. 22 5 digits ' 3 introspective 0 Pre-central extending into only middle post-central. (Small. trephined area. No notes) No. 14 2 digits 2 digits 0 Middle pre-and post-central. (Not trephined) All attempts to localize the site of the various forms of sensory activity, with the help of such material, must be purely tentative. But by comparing the...
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  • English
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