Postherpetic neuralgia

Known as: Post-herpetic Neuralgia, PHN, neuralgias postherpetic 
Pain in nerves, frequently involving facial SKIN, resulting from the activation the latent varicella-zoster virus (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN). The two… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
BACKGROUND Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a painful and refractory complication of herpes zoster. Treatments are either… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Herpes zoster (HZ) and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) cause significant morbidity in older adults. The incidence and… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The incidence and severity of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia increase with age in association with a… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Tricyclic antidepressants (TCA) provide less than satisfactory pain relief for postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), and the… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND There is no effective treatment for intractable postherpetic neuralgia. Because there is evidence that postherpetic… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a syndrome of often intractable neuropathic pain following herpes zoster (shingles) that… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a common and often devastatingly painful condition. It is also one of the most extensively… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We studied the analgesic efficacy of an intravenous infusion of lidocaine and morphine in 19 adults with well-established… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Uncontrolled studies have indicated that topically applied capsaicin may be a safe and effective treatment for postherpetic… (More)
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
Postherpetic neuralgia was studied in a general-practice population (3,600-3,800) for 26 years, 1947-1972. Postherpetic neuralgia… (More)
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