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Pain Manag. 2014 May;4(3):221-31. doi: 10.2217/pmt.14.7.

Diagnosis and management of neuropathic pain.

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  • 1Department of Anaesthesiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong.

Abstract

A recent revision in the definition of neuropathic pain has highlighted this condition as a distinct disease entity. More accurate search for a lesion in the somatosensory nervous system as the pain-generating mechanism will help target the treatment by pharmacological agents. A multidisciplinary approach is recommended, with pharmacotherapy supplemented by psychological therapy and physical rehabilitation, and appropriate interventional treatment for selected refractory cases.

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