Pain and multiple sclerosis: pathophysiology and treatment.

  title={Pain and multiple sclerosis: pathophysiology and treatment.},
  author={Claudio Solaro and Erika Trabucco and Michele Messmer Uccelli},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  volume={13 1},
Pain is a common symptom in multiple sclerosis (MS) and has recently been estimated to be experienced by up to 75 % of patients. Pain can be present at any point in the course of the disease and patients may experience pain from various causes simultaneously. Pain in MS can also be secondary to other symptoms, such as spasticity, fatigue, and mood disorder. Of all drug use to treat MS symptoms, treatment for pain accounts for nearly 30 % of total use. At the same time, patients report low… CONTINUE READING
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