MRI of the central nervous system in MS patients with and without pain.

@article{Svendsen2011MRIOT,
  title={MRI of the central nervous system in MS patients with and without pain.},
  author={Kristina Bacher Svendsen and Leif S\orensen and Troels Stahelin Jensen and Hans Jacob Hansen and Flemming W Bach},
  journal={European journal of pain},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={395-401}
}
BACKGROUND Central pain (CP) is a common symptom in MS. Multiple theories are present about the mechanism of CP. Previous studies suggested that lesion of the spinothalamic tract is a necessary condition for development of CP. No previous study has in detail evaluated the association between the specific site of demyelinations and the presence of CP in MS. OBJECTIVE The study aimed to evaluate the location of plaques in MS patients with CP including a group of MS patients without pain as a… CONTINUE READING