By Maurice Victor, Allan H. Ropper
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The exact location of the parietal lesion, whether in the supramarginal gyrus or in the superior parietal lobe (areas 5 and 7) and whether subcortical or cortical, is still uncertain. Geschwind accepted Liepmann's proposition that a lesion of a subcortical tract (presumably the arcuate fasciculus) disconnects the parietal from the left frontal cortex, accounting for the ideomotor apraxia of the right limbs, and that the left limb apraxia is due to a callosal disconnection of the left and right premotor association cortices.
In these diseases, each with a fairly distinctive clinical picture, the abnormality is essentially biochemical, and their investigation requires special biochemical and histochemical tests and electron microscopic study. These subjects are discussed in the section on muscle disease. CHAPTER REFERENCES AIDS TO THE EXAMINATION OF THE PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. London, Ballière Tindall/Saunders, 1986. ALEXANDER GE, DELONG MR: Mechanisms of the initiation and control of movement, in Asbury AK, McKhann GM, McDonald WI (eds): Diseases of the Nervous System: Clinical Neurobiology, 2nd ed.
Congenital malformation or birth injury of the spinal cord are other possibilities. Friedreich ataxia and familial paraplegia, muscular dystrophy, tumor, and the chronic varieties of polyneuropathy tend to appear later, during childhood and adolescence, and are slowly progressive. Acute transverse (demyelinative) myelitis is a rare condition of childhood. Quadriplegia (Tetraplegia) All that has been said about the spinal causes of paraplegia applies to quadriplegia, the lesion being in the cervical rather than the thoracic or lumbar segments of the spinal cord.
Adams & Victor's Principles Of Neurology by Maurice Victor, Allan H. Ropper