Clinical management of neuropathic pain

Neurol Clin. 1987 Nov;5(4):649-63.


Neuropathic pain is often a significant source of protracted suffering, seriously impairing efforts at functional rehabilitation of affected patients. The assessment and treatment of pain symptoms in patients with disease affecting peripheral and central somatosensory pathways is therefore an important problem in clinical management and rehabilitation of patients with neurologic disease.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Humans
  • Pain / drug therapy*
  • Pain / etiology
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Peripheral Nerves / physiopathology
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases / drug therapy
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases / physiopathology*
  • Spinal Cord / physiopathology