Pharmacological Management of Neuropathic Pain Background

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Background Neuropathic pain may arise as a consequence of a lesion or disease affecting the somatosensory system.1 Neuropathic pain is estimated to affl ict as much as 7–8% of the general population in Europe.2,3 Classical examples include diabetic polyneuropathies, postherpetic neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, central poststroke pain, and spinal cord… (More)

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@inproceedings{Ballantyne2010PharmacologicalMO, title={Pharmacological Management of Neuropathic Pain Background}, author={Jane C. Ballantyne and Maria Adele Giamberardino and Maree T Smith and Tricyclic Antidepressants}, year={2010} }