The human sensory unit — new concepts and syndromes

  • J. Ochoa
Conference paper


This is an update on aspects of structure, function and pathology of the primary sensory unit in man, emphasizing concepts which form the basis for understanding a) rationales of new physiological clinical tests and b) the nature of neuropathic sensory syndromes of recent recognition.


Mechanical Hyperalgesia Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Spontaneous Pain Hemifacial Spasm Heat Pain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Ochoa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical CenterOregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA

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