Neuropathic pain of peripheral origin

@article{Galer1995NeuropathicPO,
  title={Neuropathic pain of peripheral origin},
  author={Bradley S Galer},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1995},
  volume={45},
  pages={S17 - S25}
}
  • B. Galer
  • Published 1 December 1995
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Neurology
A variety of mechanisms may generate pain resulting from injury to the peripheral nervous system.None of these mechanisms is disease-specific, and several different pain mechanisms may be simultaneously present in any one patient, independent of diagnosis. Diagnosis of neuropathic pain is often easily made from information gathered on neurologic examination and from patient history. Evidence of sensory disturbances elicited on examination combined with laboratory tests confirming injury to… 

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