Diagnosis and management of neuropathic pain

@article{Freynhagen2009DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of neuropathic pain},
  author={R. Freynhagen and M. Bennett},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={339}
}
#### Summary points Neuropathic pain arises from damage, or pathological change, in the peripheral or central nervous system. It is usually a chronic condition that can be difficult to treat because standard treatment with conventional analgesics does not typically provide effective relief of pain. Patients with neuropathic pain commonly present to primary care professionals, but making a diagnosis may be difficult. Neuropathic pain is usually associated with substantially greater impairment… Expand
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