Spinal glial activation contributes to pathological pain states.

Abstract

Chronic pain, a pathological state, affects millions of people worldwide. Despite decades of study on the neuronal processing of pain, mechanisms underlying the creation and maintenance of enhanced pain states after injury or inflammation remain far from clear. In the last decade, however, the discovery that glial activation amplifies pain has challenged… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2008.03.009

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@article{Cao2008SpinalGA, title={Spinal glial activation contributes to pathological pain states.}, author={Hong Cao and Yu-qui Zhang}, journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews}, year={2008}, volume={32 5}, pages={972-83} }