neuropathic pain syndrome

neuropathic pain syndrome

a condition of autonomic hyperactivity that results in sharp, stinging, or stabbing pain. The disorder is usually noninflammatory but may result in the destruction of peripheral nerve tissue. It may also be accompanied by changes in skin color, temperature, and edema.
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Levin has had notable success in treating migraine headaches, Frozen Shoulder Syndromes, Neuropathic Pain Syndrome and failed Spine Surgery Syndromes.
DM-1796 is a once-daily tablet formulation of gabapentin, which is used to treat seizures and PHN--a neuropathic pain syndrome that usually follows an outbreak of shingles.
The authors should be commended for this classification system as opposed to the alternative situation whereby the neuropathic pain syndrome is stated and it is assumed that pain is NeP.
Because vulvodynia is presumed to be a chronic, possibly centrally mediated neuropathic pain syndrome, first-line treatment is usually amitriptyline.
Emphasis is placed on demonstrating common symptoms and signs of neuropathic pain syndrome and summarizing findings.
Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) of the trigeminal nerve (TN) is a chronic and severely disabling facial neuropathic pain syndrome that follows a Herpes Zoster episode, i.
Post-herpetic neuralgia is a neuropathic pain syndrome that primarily affects people over fifty and often results in disability.
Experts also state that patients with neuropathic pain syndromes are the most inadequately served in terms of effective treatments, and therefore this segment of the pain market offers considerable market opportunity for novel therapies.
Neuropathic pain syndromes resulting from lesions to the central nervous system include pain from spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and stroke (eg, thalamic pain syndromes).
Types of NP syndromes are diverse and may be divided into peripheral and central neuropathic pain syndromes based on the nerves affected (see Table 2, page 35).