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Human Studies

2022 Aug 04

Scand J Pain

Nociceptive two-point discrimination acuity and body representation failure in polyneuropathy.


Steenken L, Conde RM, Müller JK, Escolano-Lozano F, Birklein F, Dimova V
Scand J Pain. 2022 Aug 04.
PMID: 35922150.


Although patients' complaints suggest polyneuropathy (PNP) and neuropathic pain, routine investigations do not always support the diagnosis. Assessing two-point-pain discrimination thresholds (2ptDT) and quantify body representation disturbances might be useful to close this diagnostic gap.