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PREVALENCE OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN AMONG PATIENTS PRESENTING IN OUTDOOR DEPARTMENT

DR. JAVERIA YOUSAF, DR. SHEHRYAR ASIF MALIK, DR. SAMINA JAMEEL

Neuropathic pain is pain caused by damage or disease affecting the somatosensory nervous system. Neuropathic pain may be associated with abnormal sensations called dysesthesia or pain from normally non-painful stimuli (allodynia). This cross-sectional study was conducted among the patients presenting in outdoor department of different hospitals. Name, age, gender, history of disease and disease duration were noted on a predefined proforma. All the data was entered and analyzed with SPSS Ver. 23.0. There were 160 patients included in this study i.e., 80 males (50%) and 80 females (50%). The mean age of the patients was 35.27±6.21 years. The minimum age was 26 years and maximum age was 45 years. Out of 160 patients seventeen patients presented with history of neuropathic pain and most of them were already taking the medication.  

Keywords: Neuropathic Pain

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