Douleur et Analgésie

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Aspects neurobiologiques des douleurs oro-faciales

  • L. Villanueva
  • R. Dallel


Ces dernières années ont permis d’enrichir considérablement nos connaissances des mécanismes des douleurs oro-faciales. Cet article analyse très brièvement ces travaux, en soulignant les aspects les plus remarquables des mécanismes d’activation et d’intégration des messages nociceptifs qui sont à l’origine de ces douleurs.


Cortex thalamus trijumeau douleur 


Recent studies have improved our knowledge of the mechanisms underlying orofacial pain. This review considers the most relevant aspects of such mechanisms.


Cortex thalamus trigeminal orofacial pain 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.INSERM, E-216, Neurobiologie de la douleur trigéminaleFaculté de Chirurgie DentaireClermont-Ferrand

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