Journal of Multiple Sclerosis

ISSN - 2376-0389
NLM - 101654564

Valkovič P

  • Research Article
    Central Pain in Patients with Multiple sclerosis
    Author(s): Feketová S, Waczulíková I, Valkovič P and Mareš JFeketová S, Waczulíková I, Valkovič P and Mareš J

    Central pain (CP) is little recognized and diagnosed type of pain in multiple sclerosis. Objective: This second part of our work related to pain in multiple sclerosis is concentrated on occurrence of CP and defined its characteristics. Methods: Questionnaires on pain were sent to 307 patients with definitive multiple sclerosis diagnose. Patients admitting to CP were examined with aim to diagnose CP. The dates were statistically processed. Results: Out of 220 responders 92% reported pain during the course of their multiple sclerosis. CP was found in 57.72%, including 40.91% with central neuropathic extremity and trunk pain (CNEP), 5.91% with trigeminal neuralgia (TN), and 33.18% with Lhermitte‘s sign (LS). In 28.8% of all patients, CP was an initial multiple sclerosis symptom. The prevalence of CP does not.. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2376-0389.1000208

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