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The group of MS patients was divided into a group of patients with sensory disturbances (either dorsal column-medial lemniscal pathway or spinothalamic tract or both) and a group of patients without sensory disturbances.
Willis, "Role of protein kinase A in phosphorylation of NMDA receptor 1 subunits in dorsal horn and spinothalamic tract neurons after intradermal injection of capsaicin in rats," Neuroscience, vol.
It is also demonstrated that genetic ablation of oligodendrocytes in mice, which causes axonal pathology in the spinal dorsal horn and spinothalamic tracts, leads to the development of neuropathic pain behavior [109].
Testing of pinprick (pain - lateral spinothalamic tract), light touch (antero-lateral spinothalamic tract) as well as proprioception (dorsal columns) is usually deemed sufficient for the general sensory examination.
If spinothalamic tract is damaged, it results in loss of pain and temperature sensation to the opposite side of the body.