Neurogenic pain syndromes and their management.

  title={Neurogenic pain syndromes and their management.},
  author={David Bowsher},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  volume={47 3},
Neurogenic pain is defined as pain due to dysfunction of the peripheral or central nervous system, in the absence of nociceptor (nerve terminal) stimulation by trauma or disease. Other terms used to describe some (but not all) forms of neurogenic pain include neuropathic pain, deafferentation pain, and central pain; all these terms are subsumed into the wider expression 'neurogenic pain'. The clinical syndromes representing this type of disorder make up at least 25% of the patients attending… CONTINUE READING
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