Ninna Schultz Marcussen

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BACKGROUND Post-stroke pain is common and affects the quality of life of stroke survivors, but the incidence and severity of headache, shoulder pain, other joint pain and central post-stroke pain following stroke still remain unclear. The aim of this prospective study was to determine the incidence and intensity of these different types of post-stroke pain.(More)
BACKGROUND Headache following stroke has been described in previous studies with an incidence of 23%-54%, but a clear description of headache developing after stroke onset is still lacking. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and characteristics of persistent novel headache after stroke and to describe the use of medication, including(More)
Central poststroke pain (CPSP) is a central neuropathic pain condition caused by a cerebrovascular lesion affecting the central somatosensory nervous system. Once developed, CPSP is difficult to treat, so there is an interest in identifying stroke patients at risk for the development of CPSP. This study examined if sensory abnormalities, including evoked(More)
Pain following stroke is a common but often neglected problem. Headache is present in about one fourth of patients in the acute phase. Later, chronic musculoskeletal pain including shoulder pain may be present, partly due to muscle weakness, posture and stiffness. Central neuropathic pain is a chronic pain, often described as burning or shooting and in some(More)
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