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Neuropathic pain

neuropathic pain

(Science: symptom) pain that results from a disturbance of function or pathologic change in a nerve, in one nerve mononeuropathy, in several nerves, mononeuropathy multiplex, if diffuse and bilateral, polyneuropathy.


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What is cancer?(in genral)

yes, cancer can be very painful... multiple mechanisms: 1) tumours have ways of inducing inflammation via release ... pain 2) the tumours can damage activate and damage sensory nerves -> neuropathic pain 3) tumour can grow in a confined space (e.g. a growing tumour in a confined ...

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by Revenged
Mon Feb 25, 2008 4:34 pm
 
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Topic: What is cancer?(in genral)
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The Fiber Disease

... is a sensory receptor that sends signals that cause the perception of pain in response to potentially damaging stimulus. Nociceptors are the nerve ... for nociception, one of the two types of persistent pain (the other, neuropathic pain, occurs when nerves in the central or peripheral nervous ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:14 am
 
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