Pain syndromes of central origin

  • G. N. Kryzhanovsky


The spinal dorsal horns are a very complex integrative mechanism with somatotopic organization that serves not only the transmission of nociceptive information, but also its primary processing. The presence of populations of functionally different neurons with multiple connections that produce peculiarities of the structural and functional organization of the dorsal horns allow powerful GPEE to be formed in them.


Dorsal Horn Pain Syndrome Trigeminal Neuralgia Spinal Dorsal Horn Nociceptive Neuron 


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© Consultants Bureau, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. N. Kryzhanovsky
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  1. 1.Institute of General Pathology and Pathological PhysiologyAcademy of Medical Sciences of the USSRMoscowUSSR

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