Sensory neuropathy and signs of central sensitization in patients with peripheral arterial disease

@article{Lang2006SensoryNA,
  title={Sensory neuropathy and signs of central sensitization in patients with peripheral arterial disease},
  author={Philip M. Lang and Gabriel M Schober and Roman Rolke and Susanne Wagner and Dominik Irnich},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2006},
  volume={124},
  pages={190-200}
}
Patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) may develop a broad range of peripheral nerve dysfunctions including pain and sensory deficiencies due to chronic ischemia mostly involving the lower limbs. To investigate the degree of sensory abnormalities in such patients quantitative sensory testing (QST) might be a useful tool. Forty-five patients and 20 controls were enrolled in the present study and underwent QST according to the protocol of the German Research Network on Neuropathic Pain… CONTINUE READING

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