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Pain pp 1227-1230 | Cite as

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Ashley Reed
  • Dalia ElmoftyEmail author
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Abstract

Pain is a common symptom in patients with multiple sclerosis, affecting one in five patients at onset of the disease and up to 85% throughout its course. Presented are the common pain conditions in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Keywords

Multiple sclerosis central pain syndrome trigeminal neuralgia Lhermitte’s phenomenon optic neuritis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Anesthesiology DepartmentUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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