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2020 Jul 15

Curr Pain Headache Rep



Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management of Dejerine-Roussy Syndrome: a Comprehensive Review.


Urits I, Gress K, Charipova K, Orhurhu V, Freeman JA, Kaye RJ, Kaye AD, Cornett E, Delahoussaye PJ, Viswanath O
Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2020 Jul 15; 24(9):48.
PMID: 32671495.


Post-stroke pain represents a complex condition with few standardized diagnostic criteria. As such, the array of symptoms is often difficult to categorize and diagnose. Central post-stroke pain (CPSP), also known as Dejerine-Roussy syndrome, presents as painful paresthesia in any part of the body that is usually coupled with sensory abnormalities.