"Kalman Rubinson" <kr4 at nyu.edu> wrote in message
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> On Fri, 01 Apr 2005 23:23:24 GMT, "Jeff" <kidsdoc2000 at hotmail.com>
>>>The way her muscles were contracted, I would not be surprised that, if
>>could feel pain, she was in pain from the contractures. If she was leading
>>any type of life, it must have been a miserable life.
>> FWIW, her muscles were contracted in a pattern consistent with
> decerebrate rigity associated with a disconnection (or removal) of the
> forebrain from the spinal cord. There's no indication that any pain
> is associated with that condition.
Of course, that doesn't mean that she doesn't feel pain. Other evidence