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Pain

An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
45282
Concept ID:
C0030193
Sign or Symptom
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Pain

MedGen UID:
880950
Concept ID:
CN236637
Disease or Syndrome
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Decerebrate rigidity

A condition characterized by abnormal posturing of the limbs that is associated with injury to the brainstem. This may occur as a clinical manifestation or induced experimentally in animals. The extensor reflexes are exaggerated leading to rigid extension of the limbs accompanied by hyperreflexia and opisthotonus. This condition is usually caused by lesions which occur in the region of the brainstem that lies between the red nuclei and the vestibular nuclei. In contrast, decorticate rigidity is characterized by flexion of the elbows and wrists with extension of the legs and feet. The causative lesion for this condition is located above the red nuclei and usually consists of diffuse cerebral damage. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p358) [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
41430
Concept ID:
C0011103
Pathologic Function
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