Postauricular response in motor paresis with intracranial lesions.

  title={Postauricular response in motor paresis with intracranial lesions.},
  author={Keiji Funahashi and S Imae and Toshikazu Kuwata and Daisuke Naka and Mitsuhiro Ogura and Naoki Tsuji and Norihiko Komai},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  volume={32 8},
The clinical usefulness of the postauricular response (PAR) in the evaluation of motor paresis was studied in 105 patients with intracranial lesions and 25 normal volunteers. Click stimuli at 90 dB hearing level were delivered in each ear, and PARs recorded from bilateral posterior auricular muscles with reference to the vertex (Cz). No volunteer demonstrated PAR in the relaxed posture, but in tensed postures increasing muscle tone PARs were elicited with a latency of 11.5 +/- 0.7 msec and an… CONTINUE READING