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Central Pain Syndrome

Central Pain Syndrome: Introduction

Central Pain Syndrome: Central pain syndrome is a neurological condition caused by damage specifically to the central nervous system (CNS) brain, brainstem, or ... more about Central Pain Syndrome.

Central Pain Syndrome: Central pain syndrome is a neurological condition caused by damage to or dysfunction of the central nervous system (CNS), which includes the brain, brainstem, and spinal cord. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Central Pain Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Central Pain Syndrome

Treatments for Central Pain Syndrome

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Central Pain Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Central Pain Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Central Pain Syndrome

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Central Pain Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Central Pain Syndrome

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MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia ( more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur more »

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Central Pain Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Central Pain Syndrome

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Prognosis for Central Pain Syndrome

Prognosis for Central Pain Syndrome: Central pain syndrome is not a fatal disorder, but the syndrome causes disabling chronic pain and suffering among the majority of individuals who have it.

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Central Pain Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Central Pain Syndrome

Central pain syndrome is a neurological condition caused by damage specifically to the central nervous system (CNS) brain, brainstem, or spinal cord. The pain is steady and is usually described as a burning, aching, or cutting sensation. Occasionally there may be brief, intolerable bursts of sharp pain. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Central Pain Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)


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