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2023 Jan 27


Characterization of trigeminal C-fiber reactivity through capsaicin-induced release of calcitonin gene-related peptide.


Basedau H, Oppermann T, Gundelwein Silva E, Peng K-P, May A
Headache. 2023 Jan 27.
PMID: 36705344.


We hypothesized that the response of trigeminal dermal blood flow (DBF) in the trigeminal system and consecutive expansion of flare response to capsaicin would differ from the somatosensory system (arm). We also investigated whether there are differences between patients with migraine and healthy controls (HC).