Trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux) is a neuropathic condition characterised by recurrent bouts of unilateral electric shock-like pain, distributed over the path of the trigeminal nerve.1-4
It has been estimated that approximately two thirds to 70% of patients with a SCI will develop central neuropathic pain following the injury
Sensitisation may play a key role in the underlying pathophysiology of nociceptive, neuropathic and mixed pain…
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