Effects of single and repeated applications of a eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA®) cream on spontaneous and evoked pain in post-herpetic neuralgia

@article{Attal1999EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of single and repeated applications of a eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA®) cream on spontaneous and evoked pain in post-herpetic neuralgia},
  author={N. Attal and L. Brasseur and M. Chauvin and D. Bouhassira},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1999},
  volume={81},
  pages={203-209}
}
The analgesic effects of single and repeated applications of a eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA) cream on both spontaneous and evoked pains were evaluated in 11 patients with post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN). Detection thresholds, pain thresholds and the responses to suprathreshold mechanical and thermal stimuli were quantitatively determined at baseline, 30 min after the first application and after a series of daily applications over six consecutive days (duration of application: 5 h… Expand
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