central pain


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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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Forebrain-mediated sensitization of central pain pathways: "Non-specific" pain and a new image for MT.
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The appendix offers thorough discussion and analyses of the many erroneous theories of central pain.
Isometric exercise has opposite effects on central pain mechanisms in fibromyalgia patients compared to normal controls.
All are common among patients with central pain, said Dr.
Also, ask about previous pain and other somatic symptoms such as fatigue, memory difficulty, mood disorders, and sleep disturbances, all common in the context of central pain but not with pain that is solely peripheral.
Central pain and the role of quantitative sensory testing (QST) in the search and diagnosis.
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For PL37, the lead compound of the first DENKI family, which targets peripheral pain (of neuropathic and osteoarthritic origin in particular) by oral route as well as central pain by IV route (as a substitute, complement or temporary replacement for morphine), the beginning of Phase 2a is actively being prepared for the second quarter.
The team suspects that the extract may be acting through both peripheral and central pain mechanisms.

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