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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… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
BACKGROUND This review updates part of an earlier Cochrane Review titled "Pregabalin for acute and chronic pain in adults", and… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Background and objectives:  This second European Federation of Neurological Societies Task Force aimed at updating the existing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The incidence and severity of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia increase with age in association with a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
&NA; Few studies have directly compared the clinical features of neuropathic and non‐neuropathic pains. For this purpose, the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of pregabalin in the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). Methods: The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
&NA; Pain intensity is frequently measured on an 11‐point pain intensity numerical rating scale (PI‐NRS), where 0=no pain and 10… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a syndrome of often intractable neuropathic pain following herpes zoster (shingles) that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE Although opioid analgesics are used in the management of neuropathic pain syndromes, evidence of their efficacy remains… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Spontaneous pain, pain provoked by trivial stimuli, and altered sensation accompany herpes zoster and may continue long after its… Expand
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