What Are the Effective Stimuli that Activate Perception Pathways

Since physiological stimuli are normally not perceived, evaluation of visceral sensitivity requires probing stimuli that activate perception pathways and induce conscious sensations. However, visceral sensitivity seems different than somatic sensitivity, particularly the skin, in terms of effective stimuli. Abdominal surgeries performed under local anesthesia have demonstrated that cutting or crushing the gut is not perceived, while traction and distension induce conscious sensations (4).

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