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Peripheral neuropathic pain 

Peripheral neuropathic pain
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Peripheral neuropathic pain
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Tim Nash

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199563678.003.0006
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date: 17 October 2018

Damage to peripheral nerves, including cranial nerves and spinal nerve roots, can result in peripheral neuropathic pain

Speed of onset and associated symptoms and signs can point towards possible causes

Common conditions include diabetic neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia, and post-surgical neuropathies including phantom limb pain

Less common conditions result from Guillain-Barr syndrome, deficiency states, and toxic neuropathies...

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