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2024 Jan 18

J Neuroinflammation




Repeated cold stress, an animal model for fibromyalgia, elicits proprioceptor-induced chronic pain with microglial activation in mice.


Wakatsuki K, Kiryu-Seo S, Yasui M, Yokota H, Kida H, Konishi H, Kiyama H


Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic pain, fatigue, and other somatic symptoms. We have recently revealed that proprioceptor hyperactivation induces chronic pain in a rat model of myalgic encephalomyelitis. The present study explores whether similar proprioceptor-induced pain is elicited in a mouse model of fibromyalgia.