Discrimination of bilateral differences in the loci of tactile stimulation is impaired in subjects with Parkinson's disease.

@article{Zia2003DiscriminationOB,
  title={Discrimination of bilateral differences in the loci of tactile stimulation is impaired in subjects with Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Shagufta Zia and Frederick W J Cody and D. J. O'Boyle},
  journal={Clinical anatomy},
  year={2003},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={241-7}
}
We have compared the abilities of patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD), while on levodopa (L-dopa), and control subjects to discriminate bilateral differences in the loci of tactile stimulation. On each trial, one of a subject's forearms served as the reference arm and the other as the test arm. The two forearms were supinated and placed side… CONTINUE READING