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2021 Feb

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci



Understanding peripheral neuropathic pain in primary care: diagnosis and management.


Bussa M, Mascaro A, Sbacchi E, Dourandish M, Rinaldi S
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2021 Feb; 25(4):1990-1996.
PMID: 33660810.


To describe an approach that allows for a dedicated clinical assessment and accurate recognition of peripheral neuropathic pain in primary care and to provide an update on the available pharmacologic therapies MATERIALS AND METHODS: Medline was searched using the key word "neuropathic pain". Searches were refined for each pathophysiological mechanism, diagnosis and treatment by adding appropriate key words.