allodynia


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allodynia

(ˌæləʊˈdɪnɪə)
n
pain caused by a normally painless stimulus
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Although sensorial findings in patients with NBS generally occur as hemihypoesthesia or hypoalgesia, hyperesthesia or hyperalgesia could also occur In this paper the case of a patient with NBS with a complaint of allodynia on his left foot, diagnosed as vasculitic neuropathy, is presented.
In addition, AST-OPC1 cells exhibited limited migration within the cervical spinal cord and did not cause any adverse clinical observations, toxicities, allodynia or tumors.
The altered neuronal activity, also known as neuronal plasticity, is collectively believed to constitute the foundation of rheumatic pain and is characterized by hyperalgesia, an elevated noxious response to painful stimuli, and allodynia, a painful response to a normally mild and harmless stimulus.
Mechanical allodynia was assessed using von Frey filaments (Semmes-Weinstein Monofilaments; North Coast Medical, USA).
sup][1] Small diameter, thinly myelinated Aa and unmyelinated C fibers are primarily affected by SFN, resulting in sensory and/or autonomic symptoms such as allodynia, hyperalgesia, palpitations, and hyper/hypohidrosis.
The pain was constant with baseline intensity according to VAS of 5/10 and exacerbations of up to VAS 8/10, intensifying with palpation of the occipital region (Arnold's points) and sporadically at neck extension and flexion, with associated allodynia.
The symptoms of neuropathic pain include spontaneous pain, hyperalgesia and tactile allodynia (pain hypersensitivity to normally innocuous stimuli).
In a preclinical model of cisplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy, the highly selective HDAC6 inhibitor, ACY-1083, was shown to prevent and reverse pain in response to touch, known as mechanical allodynia.
Imaging studies of allodynia should be encouraged in order to understand central reorganisations leading to abnormal cortical pain processing.
Few previous studies7,8,10 have depicted that Periapical allodynia and presence of periapical periodontitis are significant predictors for pain after root canal treatment and have more effect than preoperative pain and mild tenderness to percussion on the efficacy of occlusal reduction in postoperative pain relief.
Pain is characteristically burning in nature, with predominant lower-limb involvement and allodynia.
An 80-year-old female diagnosed with PHN presented with severe left intercostal allodynia and hyperalgesia up to the root of the fourth to tenth thoracic dermatome.