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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Sensory Deficits In Ipsilesional Upper-extremity In Chronic Stroke Patients
Author: Freire Vieira Lima
Nubia Maria; Menegatti
Karina Candido; Yu
Erica; Socomoto
Natalia Yumi; Scalha
Thais Botossi; Dantas Fiorentino Lima
Illia Nadinne; Aires da Camara
Saionara Maria; de Souza
Marcelo Cardoso; Cacho
Roberta de Oliveira; de Azevedo Cacho
Enio Walker; Honorato
Donizeti Cesar
Abstract: Objective: To investigate somatosensory deficits in the ipsilesional wrist and hand in chronic stroke patients and correlate these deficits with contralesionat sensorimotor dysfunctions, functional testing, laterality and handedness. Method: Fifty subjects (twenty-two healthy volunteers and twenty-eight stroke patients) underwent evaluation with Semmes-Weinstein monofilaments, the sensory and motor Fugl-Meyer Assessment, the Nottingham Sensory Assessment in both wrists and hands and functional tests. Results: Twenty-five patients had sensory changes in the wrist and hand contratateral to the stroke, and eighteen patients (64%) had sensory deficits in the ipsilesional wrist and hand. The most significant ipsilesional sensory loss was observed in the left-handed patients. We found that the patients with brain damage in the right hemisphere had better scores for ipsilesional tactile sensation. Conclusions: A reduction in ipsilesional conscious proprioception, tactile or thermal sensation was found in stroke subjects. Right hemisphere damage and right-handed subjects had better scores in ipsilesional tactile sensation.
Subject: Hemiparetic Stroke
Motor Deficits
Citation: Sensory Deficits In Ipsilesional Upper-extremity In Chronic Stroke Patients. Assoc Arquivos Neuro- Psiquiatria, v. 73, p. 834-839 OCT-2015.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/0004-282X20150128
Date Issue: 2015
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