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Neurophysiologic evidence for a central sensitization in patients with fibromyalgia

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Baumgartner, E
Vischer, T L
Published in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2003, vol. 48, no. 5, p. 1420-1429
Abstract To determine whether abnormalities of peripheral and central nociceptive sensory input processing exist outside areas of spontaneous pain in patients with fibromyalgia (FM) as compared with controls, by using quantitative sensory testing (QST) and a neurophysiologic paradigm independent from subjective reports.
Keywords FemaleFibromyalgia/complications/physiopathology/therapyHumansHyperalgesia/etiology/physiopathologyMaleMiddle AgedNociceptors/physiopathologyOutpatientsPain/physiopathologyPain MeasurementPain Threshold/physiologyQuality of LifeReflex/physiologySelf CareSickness Impact ProfileSurveys and Questionnaires
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PMID: 12746916
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Research groups Groupe Desmeules Jules (pharmacologie/toxicologie) (567)
Groupe Bouchardy Magnin Christine (Registre genevois des tumeurs) (532)
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DESMEULES, Jules Alexandre et al. Neurophysiologic evidence for a central sensitization in patients with fibromyalgia. In: Arthritis and Rheumatism, 2003, vol. 48, n° 5, p. 1420-1429. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:90111

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