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Palinaesthesia

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Definition: Persistence of a tactile sensation after the disappearance of the stimulus (Schwartz et al., 2005).

 

Exploration: The presence of palinaesthesia can be established by interviewing the patient.

 

Reference:

 

Schwartz S, Assal F, Valenza N, Seghier ML, Vuilleumier P. Illusory persistence of touch after right parietal damage: neural correlates of tactile awareness. Brain 2005; 128:  277-90.

 

October 12, 2017