A Review of Neuropathic Pain: From Diagnostic Tests to Mechanisms

@inproceedings{Truini2017ARO,
  title={A Review of Neuropathic Pain: From Diagnostic Tests to Mechanisms},
  author={Andrea Truini},
  booktitle={Pain and therapy},
  year={2017}
}
Neuropathic pain develops when the somatosensory nervous system is affected by a lesion or disease. Diagnostic tests aimed at assessing somatosensory afferent pathway damage are therefore useful for diagnosing neuropathic pain. Neuropathic pain manifests with a range of different symptoms such as ongoing burning pain, squeezing or pressure pain, paroxysmal electric shock-like sensations, stabbing pain, or mechanical dynamic allodynia. The various types of neuropathic pain are associated with… CONTINUE READING
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