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Leão's Cortical Spreading Depression and the Somatosensory Homunculus: A Contradiction?

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We present two clinical cases with presumed cortical spreading depression in a pattern which seems inconsistent with the classical drawing of Penfield and Rasmussen's somatosensory homunculus.

Keywords: cortical spreading depression; migraine aura; somotosenrory topography

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: From the Headache Clinic, Department of Neurology, University Hospitals of Leuven, Belgium.

Publication date: 1998-04-01

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