Sensory changes and loss of intraepidermal nerve fibers in painful unilateral nerve injury.

@article{Schning2009SensoryCA,
  title={Sensory changes and loss of intraepidermal nerve fibers in painful unilateral nerve injury.},
  author={Julia Sch{\"u}ning and Andrea Scherens and Ida Sybille Haussleiter and Peter Schwenkreis and Elena K. Krumova and Helmut Richter and Christoph Maier},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={
          683-90
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Dysaesthesias is a common symptom in patients with neuropathic pain after peripheral nerve injury (PNI). In contrast to neuropathies with comparable symptoms there is little knowledge of the underlying mechanisms in PNI patients. METHODS Quantitative sensory testing according to the German Research Network on Neuropathic Pain protocol, and changes in intraepidermal nerve fiber density were assessed in 15 patients with dysaesthesias after PNI of the lower limb. According to their… CONTINUE READING
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