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Pathophysiology of neuropathic pain 

Pathophysiology of neuropathic pain
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Pathophysiology of neuropathic pain
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Catherine E. Urch

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199563678.003.0002
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date: 30 October 2020

Noxious stimuli are coded and transmitted via A and C primary afferent neurons in the periphery to the dorsal horn of the spinal cord

In the dorsal horn, transmission of noxious stimuli involves the neurotransmitters glutamate and substance P, but input can be inhibited or amplified by other influences...

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