A role for peripheral afferents in the pathophysiology and treatment of at-level neuropathic pain in spinal cord injury? A case report.


At-level neuropathic pain is a frequent symptom following spinal cord injury, but the underlying pathophysiology is not completely understood. We report a patient suffering from treatment-resistant at-level pain characterized by ongoing pain and mechanical allodynia for three years after an incomplete spinal lesion. Quantitative sensory testing revealed… (More)