Pain syndromes and the parietal lobe.

@article{GarciaLarrea2018PainSA,
  title={Pain syndromes and the parietal lobe.},
  author={Luis Garcia-Larrea and François Maugui{\`e}re},
  journal={Handbook of clinical neurology},
  year={2018},
  volume={151},
  pages={
          207-223
        }
}
Pain was considered to be integrated subcortically during most of the 20th century, and it was not until 1956 that focal injury to the parietal opercular-insular cortex was shown to produce selective loss of pain senses. The parietal operculum and adjacent posterior insula are the main recipients of spinothalamic afferents in primates. The innermost operculum appears functionally associated with the posterior insula and can be segregated histologically, somatotopically and neurochemically from… CONTINUE READING
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