neural injury pain

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • deafferentiation pain —    Also known as neural injury pain. The term deaf ferentiation pain is indebted to the Latin words de (away from, negation ), and affere (to take somewhere, to bring somewhere). It is used, especially in the older literature, to denote a type of …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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  • Referred pain — is a term used to describe the phenomenon of pain perceived at a site adjacent to or at a distance from the site of an injury s origin. One of the best examples of this is during ischemia brought on by an angina pectoris, or heart attack. Even… …   Wikipedia

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  • Phantom pain — sensations are described as perceptions that an individual experiences relating to a limb or an organ that is not physically part of the body. Limb loss is a result of either removal by amputation or congenital limb deficiency (Glummarra et al,… …   Wikipedia

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