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Other Neuropathic pain conditions

Neuropathic pain is due to peripheral nerve lesions, the most typical are:

Postherpetic neuralgia

Injury to the nerves due to a herpes zoster infection.


A neurological disorder caused by the simultaneous malfunction of peripheral nerves throughout the body. They can be acute, appearing without apparent cause or warning, or chronic and develop gradually over a longer period of time. Very often they have both motor and sensory involvement and eventually autonomic dysfunction. Polyneuropathies are often symmetric and frequently involve distal extremities.
There are multiple causes for polyneuropathies, ranging from vascular origin, metabolic (diabetic) to toxic.


Neuropathic pain treatment generally includes:

Pharmacological treatment, Spinal Cord Stimulation and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for those conditions in which a localized peripheral nerve is identified.

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