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Table 2 Sensory abnormalities according to the location of encephalic lesions in CPSP patients

From: Central poststroke pain: somatosensory abnormalities and the presence of associated myofascial pain syndrome

Sensory changes Lesion site
  Th ThC SETh BrS Und Total
Heat and cold hypoesthesia 6 (75.0) 5 (100.0) 14 (100.0) 7 (87.5) 5 (100.0) 37 (92.5)
Heat and cold hyperesthesia 1 (12.5)   - - - 1 (2.5)
Cold hyperesthesia and heat hypoesthesia 1 (12.5) - - 1 (12.5) - 2 (5.0)
Hypalgesia 5 (62.5) 4 (80.0) 12 (85.7) 6 (75.0) 3 (60.0) 30 (75.0)
Hyperalgesia 3 (37.5) 1 (20.0) 2 (14.3) 1 (12.5) 2 (40.0) 9 (22.5)
Hyperpathia 6 (75.0) 4 (80.0) 11 (78.6) 5 (62.5) 3 (60.0) 29 (72.5)
Reduced vibration sensitivity 6 (75.0) 3 (60.0) 14 (100.0) 2 (25.0) 3 (60.0) 28 (70.0)
Tactile allodynia 3 (50.0) 3 (60.0) 10 (71.4) 4 (50.0) 2 (40.0) 22 (57.9)
Thermal allodynia 1 (12.5) 4 (80.0) 7 (50.0) 3 (37.5) 3 (60.0) 18 (45.0)
Kinestesic allodynia - - 3 (21.4) - - 3 (7.5)
TOTAL 8 5 14 8 5 40 (100)
  1. Results are expressed as number (%). Th: Thalamic; ThC: Thalamic-capsular; SETh: Supratentorial extra-thalamic; BrS: Brain Stem; Und: Undetermined. CPSP: Central Post-Stroke Pain.