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Graphic results of discriminant analysis showing the separation of axon terminals from secondary somatosensory area (S2), parietal rhinal area (PR), parietal ventral area (PV) and contralateral primary somatosensory area (S1c) into two distinct groups: Group I axons (black dots) and Group II Axons (red dots).
Demonstrated structural changes of the brain include atrophy of afferent neural pathways, microstructural changes of efferent axons, and disorder of white matter integrity in multiple nodes of the sensorimotor cortex that involve the primary motor and somatosensory areas [7] and also diffuse neuronal degeneration [8].
Table 2: Centre of mass localization, extension, and peak Z-score (Z *) for primary (S1) and secondary (S2) somatosensory areas, identified by the gentle tactile stimulation of the paretic hand for each single subject.
Meredith, "Cross-modal circuitry between auditory and somatosensory areas of the cat anterior ectosylvian sulcal cortex: a 'new' inhibitory form of multisensory convergence," Cerebral Cortex, vol.
Or phantom-limb pain may result from a remapping of somatosensory areas that accidentally infringes on nearby pain centers, contends Vilayanur S.
For instance, some epileptics with disturbances of the primary or secondary somatosensory areas - two structures involved in bodily sensation and located near the brain's midpoint - experience pain during seizures.