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Table 3 Presence of Myofascial Pain Syndromes according to stroke location

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

  MPS present MPS absent Total p
Th 5 (50%) 5 (50%) 10 (25%) n.s.
ThC 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 5 (12.5%) n.s.
SETh 1 (7.1%) 13 (92.9%) 14 (35%) P <0.001
BrS 5 (62.5%) 3 (37.5%) 8 (20%) n.s.
Und 3 (60%) 2 (40%) 5 (12.5%) n.s.
Total 13 (32.5%) 27 (67.5%) 40 (100%) n.s.
  1. Results are expressed as number (%). Th: Thalamic; ThC: Thalamic-capsular; SETh: Supratentorial extra-thalamic; BrS: Brain Stem; Und: Undetermined.