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62-yr-female comes with difficulty walking that started 3 hrs back. Also cannot feel right side. Signs included loss of touch sensation of right upper limb and lower leg and right side of the face. Muscle strength 5/5 in all extremities.
Where is the likely stroke LOCATION

A. FRONTAL CORTEX
B. INTERNAL CAPSULE
C. THALAMUS
D. MEDULLA
E. SPINAL
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Lateral spinothalamic tract, so I guess here it is the Thalamus.
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loss of sensation in one half of the body........usually seen in thalamic lesions
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thalamic stroke causes pure sensory disorder . .but she is having difficulty for walk , ,so internal capsule is my answer . .
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thalamic stroke causes pure sensory disorder . .but she is having difficulty for walk , ,so internal capsule is my answer . .
Like you said ,, there's difficulty walking
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ans is thalamus

its pure sensory stroke

difficulty in walking is due 2 affected dorsal column as relayed thru VPL nucleus of thalamus
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