Spinothalamic tracts

Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The spinothalamic tracts are ascending pathways primarily concerned with sensory function. They are responsible for transmitting pain, temperature, coarse (non-discriminative) touch and pressure sensations.

The spinothalamic tracts can be separated into lateral and anterior tracts.


Neuroanatomy
Spinal anatomy
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Section: Anatomy
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