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Peripheral neuropathic pain

Tim Nash

in Neuropathic Pain

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199563678
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191740305 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199563678.003.0006

Series: Oxford Pain Management Library

Peripheral neuropathic pain

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Damage to peripheral nerves, including cranial nerves and spinal nerve roots, can result in peripheral neuropathic pain

Speed of onset and associated symptoms and signs can point towards possible causes

Common conditions include diabetic neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia, and post-surgical neuropathies including phantom limb pain

Less common conditions result from Guillain-Barr syndrome, deficiency states, and toxic neuropathies...

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Subjects: Anaesthetics ; Pain Medicine

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