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Somatosensory Disorders

"Somatosensory Disorders" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Disorders of sensory information received from superficial and deep regions of the body. The somatosensory system conveys neural impulses which pertain to proprioception, tactile sensation, thermal sensation, pressure sensation, and pain. PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; SPINAL CORD DISEASES; and BRAIN DISEASES may be associated with impaired or abnormal somatic sensation.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Somatosensory Disorders" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Somatosensory Disorders" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2010 and 2012
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