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central pain

Etymology: Gk, kentron + L, poena, penalty
pain caused by a lesion in the central nervous system.

central pain

Pain due to a lesion in the central nervous system.
See also: pain
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Additionally, many treatments for conditions associated with central pain amplification are used off-label, that is, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved the medication for treatment of these specific conditions.
10] suggested that longer term nociceptive input may lead to more alterations in central pain processing and increase the possibility of developing NP.
Evidence of augmented central pain processing in idiopathic chronic low back pain.
Disappointing results were documented in patients with central pain syndromes, such as pain due to spinal cord injury and poststroke pain (44).
This article provides further insight into IC by clarifying a role of central pain sensitization in the condition.
Vierck [27] reported that central pain associated with FMS might result from abnormal peripheral pain input.
In the absence of central pain mechanisms as the primary cause of symptoms, ULNTs are generally accepted as tests biased towards the mechanosensitivity of nerve roots, brachial plexus and peripheral nerve trunks (Nee et al 2012).
cortical Increase of attention to pain reorganization/ stimuli leads to brain activity in constructivism central pain centers as seen on theory) fMRI study.
The combination of (NSAIDs) and opiods enhance the quality of analgesia as the peripheral pain can be treated by using (NSAIDs) and central pain by opioids.
It may then have a knock-on effect on the central pain processing systems that generate migraine headaches.
Additional topics include myofascial and fibromyalgia pain syndromes, rheumatism, herpes and post-herpetic neuralgia, complex regional pain syndrome, painful polyneuropathy, pain in HIV-related neuropathy, central pain and neurologic disorders, phantom limb pain, burn pain, acute postoperative pain management, pregnancy and post-pregnancy pain, sickle cell anemia, critical care, pediatric and geriatric pain, cancer pain and palliative care, and opioid tolerance, physical dependence, and addiction.

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