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Pain pp 927-929 | Cite as

Central Pain Syndromes

  • Ezekiel FinkEmail author
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Abstract

The most common clinical central pain syndromes are central post-stroke pain, multiple sclerosis-related pain, and spinal cord injury-related pain. These conditions are often difficult to treat are discussed individually below.

Keywords

Central pain Stroke Central post-stroke pain Spinal cord injury Multiple sclerosis Syringomyelia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Houston Methodist HospitalHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyUCLA/David Geffen School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Department of NeurologyPain Management, and Brain Injury MedicineHoustonUSA

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