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A lesion in the paracentral lobule causes:

(AIMS May June 10)



A Contralateral foot weakness

B Seizures only

C Migraine

D Cognitive loss

Ans. A

Contralateral foot weakness

Paracentral lobule

1. Para central lobule is formed by the medial extension of the precentral and post central gyri.

2. It is supplied by branches of the anterior cerebral artery

3. Neurons in paracentral lobule are concerned with:

a. Motor and Sensory innervations of the contralateral lower extremity

b. Regulation of physiological function such as defecation and micturition

4. Damage of paracentral lobule occurs from occlusion of anterior cerebral artery

5. Characteristic manifestation include

a. Contralateral lower limb muscle weakness

b. Urinary incontinence

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