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Human Studies

2020 Jun 12

J Oral Pathol Med

The effect of multisensory illusions on pain and perceived burning sensations in patients with Burning Mouth Syndrome: A proof-of-concept study.


Phoon Nguyen AH, Balasubramaniam R, Bellan V, Newport RN, Stanton TR
J Oral Pathol Med. 2020 Jun 12.
PMID: 32531809.


Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a chronic pain disorder affecting the oral cavity. Previous work has shown promising analgesic results of bodily illusions in other chronic pain conditions. The aim of this proof-of-concept, pilot study was to investigate whether bodily illusions reduce pain in BMS patients.