Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Jun 17, 2019 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Abstract Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a relatively uncommon condition that involves compression of portions of the brachial plexus (neurogenic or nTOS), arteries (aTOS), or veins (vTOS). The signs and…

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Neuralgic Amyotrophy

Jun 17, 2019 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Neuralgic Amyotrophy

Abstract Neuralgic amyotrophy, also known as Parsonage and Turner syndrome, is a painful nerve disorder that can present with a variety of clinical manifestations. The exact cause is unknown, but…

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Trigeminal Neuralgias

Jun 17, 2019 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Trigeminal Neuralgias

Abstract Trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux) is a potentially disabling cause of head and facial pain. The majority of patients with painful cranial neuralgias present with unilateral facial pain, headache, or…

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Multiple Sclerosis Pain

Jun 17, 2019 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Multiple Sclerosis Pain

Abstract Chronic pain that is associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) can be a challenging entity to the treating clinician. A number of chronic pain conditions affecting patients with MS have…

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Pain Syndromes Associated With Traumatic Brain Injury

Jun 17, 2019 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Pain Syndromes Associated With Traumatic Brain Injury

Abstract Chronic Pain syndromes are common after traumatic brain injury. This chapter discusses common etiologies for pain syndromes, both central and peripheral, common clinical presentations and treatment approaches to managing…

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Spinal Cord Injury–Related Neuropathic Pain

Jun 17, 2019 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Spinal Cord Injury–Related Neuropathic Pain

Abstracts Spinal cord injuries are relatively uncommon yet potentially devastating in their impact upon a person’s life and ability to function. Spinal cord injury–related neuropathic pain is a complex chronic…

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Postthoracotomy Pain Syndrome

Jun 17, 2019 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Postthoracotomy Pain Syndrome

Abstract Postthoracotomy pain syndrome (PTPS) is a neuropathic pain syndrome that occurs around a previous thoracotomy incision. It is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as…

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Amputation-Related Pain

Jun 17, 2019 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Amputation-Related Pain

Abstract With a growing prevalence of amputation in the United States—largely because of diabetes and dysvascular disease, and a sizable portion of those individuals living with pain—an understanding of amputation-related…

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