Nociplastic pain: towards an understanding of prevalent pain conditions

@article{Fitzcharles2021NociplasticPT,
  title={Nociplastic pain: towards an understanding of prevalent pain conditions},
  author={Mary-Ann Fitzcharles and Steven P. Cohen and Daniel J. Clauw and Geoffrey Owen Littlejohn and Chie Usui and Winfried H{\"a}user},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2021},
  volume={397},
  pages={2098-2110}
}
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