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Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)

Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): Introduction

Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): A rare neurological condition where damage to the part of the brain that controls sensation (thalamus) results in excessive pain in response to mild stimulation or reduced sensation. The limbs and face are the parts of the body most often affected. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy) is available below.

Symptoms of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)

Treatments for Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)

  • Medications: pain medication, antidepressants, anticonvulsants. Severe cases may require strong painkillers such as methadone or morphine
  • Surgery: deep brain stimulation can reduce the perception of pain
  • Stress relief: Taking measures to reduce stress
  • Factors that can make the condition worse should be avoided or minimized:
  • Exposure to heat
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)

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Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)

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Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): Rare Types

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Prognosis for Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)

Prognosis for Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): Some cases may resolve but in other cases the condition is permanent. Cases involving severe pain may result in suicide.

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