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2022 Sep 16

Pain Med

Sensory profiles in patients with low back pain with and without radiculopathy.


Reimer M, Witthöft J, Greinacher J, Sachau J, Forstenpointner J, Hüllemann P, Binder A, Gierthmühlen J, Baron R
Pain Med. 2022 Sep 16.
PMID: 36111863.


During routine clinical evaluation it can be challenging to differentiate between lumbar radiculopathy (RAD) and lower back pain with non-radicular somatic referred pain (SRP) or even patients with axial non-radiating low back pain (LBP). Aims were to characterize patients with radiculopathy (RAD), axial low back pain (aLBP) and somatic referred pain (SRP) based on somatosensory profiles.