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Pure sensory stroke due to midbrain haemorrhage limited to the spinothalamic pathway.
  1. P Azouvi,
  2. A Tougeron,
  3. C Hussonois,
  4. E Schouman-Claeys,
  5. B Bussel,
  6. J P Held
  1. Service de Rééducation Neurologique, Hospital Raymond Poincaré, Garches, France.


    A 62 year old man suddenly presented with a pure left sensory deficit involving only pain and temperature sensations. CT scan and MRI showed a small haemorrhage in the dorsolateral part of the right midbrain. This suggested a lesion limited to the right dorsal spinothalamic tract.

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