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The narrow "safety zone" of white matter is located between the anterior extent of pyramidal tracts and the posterior aspect of the lateral spinothalamic tract.
Assessment of tactile function, including measurement of thresholds for light pressure and vibration, can be used to evaluate large-fiber and dorsal column function, while measurement of thermal detection and pain thresholds can be used to assess the integrity of small-fiber and spinothalamic tract function [31].
Transmission then continues via the spinothalamic tract to the brain.