somatic pain


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somatic pain

Neurology Pain arising in nerve endings of muscles, skin, bones; it is highly localizable–the "trademark" indicator of SP is the ability to localize it with “pin point" or fingerpoint precision; Pts describe SP as aching, gnawing Examples Bone Fx, wounds, large bruises, bone metastases. See Pain, Pain management.

so·mat·ic pain

(sō-mat'ik pān)
Unpleasant sensation originating in the skin, ligaments, muscles, bones, or joints.
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(11.) Hamilton RC, Dundee 1W, Clarke RS1, Loan WB and Morrison JD: Alteration in response to somatic pain associated with anesthesia XVIII: Studies with some opiate antagonists.
Most of the patients consulted for somatic pain. Females with psychogenic and males with somatic pain were dominant.
somatic, neu-rogenic and psychogenic.7 Somatic pain is experienced when the nociceptors nerves located in the skin or tissues are injured or traumatized.
Somatic pain included pulpal pain, periodontal pain, mucogingival pain, temporomandibular joint pain, post extraction pain and others (alveolitis, cellulitis, osteomylitis, bruxism, odontogenic cysts, cracked tooth syndrome, maxilary sinusitis).
The patient was diagnosed with Grade I neck pain, (13) also known as mechanical neck pain or somatic pain, and dysfunction of the cervicothoracic junction.
-- Adolescents with somatic pain syndromes endure extensive and expensive medical tests, fall behind in school, and cause significant disruption in their families, Dr.
Pediatric patients with somatic pain syndromes tend to frustrate pediatricians, who aren't sure where to begin to treat a problem that is amorphous, complex, and perplexing, said Dr.
Neuropathic pain is distinguished from somatic pain by the fact that:
For abdominal surgery both local infiltration and Transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block target on relieving somatic pain. Local anesthetic wound infiltration is easy to perform with low risk.
And hysterectomies are one of them which are often accompanied by visceral and somatic pain. [1] Role of adjuvant to local anaesthetics in subarachnoid or epidural block in these surgeries is thus very useful to enhance the quality and duration of block.
Abdominal wall penetration by trocars produces somatic pain; rapid distension of the peritoneum by CO2 insufflation results in tearing of blood vessels, traction of nerves, and release of inflammatory mediators producing visceral pain; inflammation or local irritation around the gallbladder bed, liver, diaphragm or peritoneum, or both, secondary to gallbladder removal and abdominal muscle distension add to tissue injury and produce visceral pain.