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Nociceptor

Nociceptors are pseudounipolar neurons with unencap- sulated peripheral terminals the skin, muscles, joints, or viscera; cell bodies residing in the dorsal root ganglion (DRG); and central terminals in the dorsal horn of the spinal cord. There are...
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History of the concept neuropathic pain

Medical terminology seems stable. However, although terms and words seem not to change, the content of the concepts might be quite different in different periods of time. This is exactly the case with the concept 'neuropathy'. In the nineteeth centur...
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