Lengthened Cutaneous Silent Period in Fibromyalgia Suggesting Central Sensitization as a Pathogenesis

@inproceedings{Baek2016LengthenedCS,
  title={Lengthened Cutaneous Silent Period in Fibromyalgia Suggesting Central Sensitization as a Pathogenesis},
  author={Seol-Hee Baek and Hung Youl Seok and Yong Seo Koo and Byung Jo Kim and Friedemann Paul},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
The pathogenesis of fibromyalgia (FM) has not been clearly elucidated, but central sensitization, which plays an important role in the development of neuropathic pain, is considered to be the main mechanism. The cutaneous silent period (CSP), which is a spinal reflex mediated by A-delta cutaneous afferents, is useful for the evaluation of sensorimotor… CONTINUE READING