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Since operation a cardiac transplant recipient has suffered from chronic, non-productive but intense coughing spells triggered by stimulation of the right external ear. This demonstrates the unusual phenomenon of acquired aberrant sensory referral.

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry

Publication Date

08/1992

Volume

55

Pages

723 - 724

Keywords

Afferent Pathways, Chronic Disease, Cough, Ear, External, Heart Transplantation, Humans, Laryngeal Nerves, Laryngismus, Male, Middle Aged, Nerve Regeneration, Postoperative Complications, Vagus Nerve