Parietal proprioceptive loss with pseudoathetosis

  title={Parietal proprioceptive loss with pseudoathetosis},
  author={Farid Salih and Claus Zimmer and Hartmut Meierkord},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
Sirs: Pseudoathetosis is an athetoid-like movement disorder [6] caused by impaired processing of proprioceptive information (i.e. joint position and movement sense) to the striatum, which consequently fails to integrate sensory and motor inputs [8]. Any lesion along proprioceptive pathways from muscle spindles and joint receptors to primary somatosensory cortex (S1) may produce pseudoathetosis. Nevertheless, pseudoathetosis is most often seen in peripheral neuropathies and in dorsal root… 
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