Somatosensory pathways

Physiology

Somatosensory pathways

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 45%
Ease of Revision 7.5 / 10

Question Pattern

Short and interesting chapter to read and remember.

Nothing complicated here.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Lesion in the medial lemniscus at the level of pons causes
  • Pain relief in acupuncture is by
  • Brodmann areas
  • Somatosensory area has the largest representation for
  • Pain and temperature in thalamus are controlled by which nucleus
  • Homunculus

Suggested Revision

  • Endogenous opioids
  • Brown Sequard syndrome
  • Stress-induced analgesia
  • Gate-control mechanism
  • Laws in Sensory Physiology
  • Tracts of spinal cord

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