Summary of Somatosensory pathways
Flashcards on Somatosensory pathways
The spinothalamic or anterolateral pathway consist mainly of fibers.
Questions on Somatosensory pathways
A 55-year-old diabetic man comes to the office for a regular check up appointment. He says that he has been doing well since his last appointment three months ago. He is currently maintained on metformin daily. His past medical history is also significant for hypertension and hyperlipidemia. His other medications include lisinopril and simvastatin. During the examination the physician tests sensation in the foot using the vibration from her tuning fork. He is able to feel the vibration in both feet. Which of the following sensory receptors is responsible for this ability?