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Dental and Orofacial Pain

Neuropathic Orofacial Pain: Proposed Mechanisms, Diagnosis, and Treatment Considerations

Purpose: Discuss neuropathic pain causes and mechanisms Results: Neuropathic pain described as pain initiated or caused by a primary lesion or dysfunction in the nervous system. Summarizes neuropathic pain conditions frequently seen in dental offices. –Neuropathic orofacial pain – Spontaneous pain that is unprovoked, cannot be treated with conventional analgesics or opiods –Pathophysiology – change …

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