Experiments in cats identified a concentration of cells in the rostral dorsolateral pontomedullary area, stimulation of which causes sneezing indistinguishable from sneezing induced by natural peripheral stimuli.â€ś
Source : Localization of the â€śsneeze centerâ€ť Neurology Journal, 57 (1)
However, the location of the 'Sneeze Center' (the brain area that controls and triggers sneezing) in humans has still not been conclusively established.
A report in the journal Neurology, January 01, 2017, suggests that the localization of the human sneeze center could be in the dorso-lateral aspect of the medulla.
The precise location of the human sneeze center has not been identified; this case provides further evidence for its location in the dorsolateral medulla as previously proposed.â€ť
Source :Neurology, January 01, 2017; 4 (1)
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