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Pain and itch: nervous mechanisms

Ciba Foundation Study Group No. 1, London

Pain and itch: nervous mechanisms

by Ciba Foundation Study Group No. 1, London

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Published by J. & A. Churchill in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zotterman, Yngve.,
  • Pain.,
  • Scabies.,
  • Nerves.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIn honour of Prof. Med. Dr. Y. Zotterman, M.D., R.V.O. Editors for the Ciba Foundation: G.E.W. Wolstenholme and Maeve O"Connor.
    ContributionsWolstenholme, G. E. W, O"Connor, Maeve.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20881768M

    Neural mechanism of itch sensation. Central Nervous Mechanisms of ltch and. Itch-Related Behavior. for itching and differentiates itch from pain, Author: Walter Magerl. Book Description. Advances in itch research have elucidated differences between itch and pain but have also blurred the distinction between them. There is a long debate about how somatic sensations including touch, pain, itch, and temperature sensitivity are encoded by the nervous .

    Itch is a major somatic sensation, along with pain, temperature, and touch, detected and relayed by the somatosensory system. Itch can be an acute sensation, associated with mosquito bite, or a chronic condition, like atopic dermatitis (29, 59).The origins of the stimulus can be localized in the periphery or systemic, and associated with organ failure or by: Genre/Form: Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ciba Foundation Study Group (No. 1: London). Pain and itch: nervous mechanisms.

    After participating in this learning activity, participants should be able to describe the nervous innervation of the skin, describe current knowledge of the mechanisms of pain and itch and their similarities and differences, and correlate innervations with possible mechanisms of action of drugs used in treatment of pain and by:   Pain and Itch: Nervous Mechanisms ‹ PREV ARTICLE Documented Pain Diagnoses in Adults Prescribed Opioids: Results From the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, – Annals of Internal Medicine; (12): Pain, Opioids, and Suicide Mortality in the United States.


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Itch: Mechanisms and Treatment presents a timely update on all aspects of itch research and the clinical treatment of itch that accompanies many dermatological conditions including psoriasis, neuropathic itch, cutaneous t-cells lymphomas, and systemic diseases such as kidney and liver disease and cancer.

PAIN AND ITCH—NERVOUS MECHANISMS. Full text. Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a Pain and itch: nervous mechanisms book copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by by: 1.

Later it was found that both, pain and itch are mediated by slowly conducting nerve fibers. The intensity hypothesis is, however, at variance with many other observations: there are many forms of pain that do not turn to itch when the stimuli get weaker. Intense itch can be more troublesome than many forms of pain without swelling to pain.

While differences between acute pain and acute itch are striking, chronic itch and chronic pain share many similar mechanisms, including peripheral sensitization (increased responses of primary sensory neurons to itch and pain mediators), central sensitization (hyperactivity of spinal projection neurons and excitatory interneurons), loss of inhibitory control in the spinal Cited by: Summary.

Pain itself occurs in the central nervous system (CNS), while the peripheral nervous system reports on tissue damage via a mechanical event, termed nociception, characterized by the discharge of high-threshold primary afferent by: 7 Representation of Pain in the Brain.

8 Central Nervous System Mechanisms of Pain Modulation. 9 Development of Pain Pathways and Mechanisms. 10 Genetics of Pain. 11 Animal Models of Pain. 12 Ascending Projection Systems. 13 Autonomic, Endocrine, and Immune Interactions in Acute and Chronic Pain.

14 Itch. Section II: Assessment and Psychology. Composed of contributions from distinguished researchers around the world, the book explores topics such as: Neuropathic itch.

Peripheral neuronal mechanism of itch. The role of PAR-2 in neuroimmune communication and itch. Mrgprs as itch receptors.

The role of interleukin and oncostatin M in itch and neuroimmune by:   Dr. Robert LaMotte, Professor of Anesthesiology and of Neurobiology at the Yale School of Medicine, conducts experiments on the perception and biological mechanisms of itch, using psychophysical and electrophysiological methods to measure the sensations of itch and responses of itch mediating sensory neurons.

Offering details on the pharmacology of itch, techniques of itch evaluation, and neurogenic itch, this reference presents new concepts in the neurophysiology and central mechanisms of itch, animal models of itch, and processing of histamine itch in the human cerebral cortex.

The text clarifies itch in systemic and skin disease, exploring renal itch. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Several of the important studies in this symposium on pain and itch suffer because they were made on laboratory animals, which obviously cannot supply the crucial data—namely whether they feel itch or pain.

Sensation can be properly studied only in conscious man. Hence the information gained from Author: Harold G. Wolff. Advances in itch research have elucidated differences between itch and pain but have also blurred the distinction between them.

There is a long debate about how somatic sensations including touch, pain, itch, and temperature sensitivity are encoded by the nervous system. Research suggests that each sensory modality is processed along a fixed, direcCited by: The neural mechanisms that distinguish itch from pain have long been the focus of itch research.

Both itch and pain are detected by small diameter nociceptive neurons in the DRG, and it was once hypothesized that itch is simply a low-intensity form of pain and is not encoded by distinguishable neuronal populations (Bishop,Lewis and Zotterman,von Cited by: Pain and Itch, Nervous Mechanisms Ciba Foundation Study Group No.

Postgraduate Medical Journal, 01 Mar36(): PMCID: PMC Review Free to read. Share this article Share with email Share with twitter Share with linkedin Share with facebook. Abstract. No abstract provided. References Pain and Itch Nervous Mechanisms “Pain and Itch Nervous Mechanisms,” Ciba Foundation Study Group No.

1; J. & A. Churchill Ltd., by: 4. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Written by leading, internationally-known scholars in itch research and treatment, this volume presents the most current update on all aspects of itch research and the clinical treatment of itch that accompanies many dermatological conditions including psoriasis, neuropathic itch.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): g (external link).Neurogenic itch refers to itch resulting from central nervous system activation without necessary activation of sensory nerve fibers and is thought to occur in a variety of visceral disease states such as renal disease and kidney failure.

Although neurogenic itch is associated with visceral diseases, the mechanisms underlying the pruritus are often complex and can also involve pruriceptive by: Itch, which is defined as a sensation resulting in an urge to scratch, is normally a benign unpleasant physiologic response.

However, when itch becomes severe or chronic (>6 weeks) or occurs in the context of an underlying medical condition, it has a significant effect on the patient's well-being (similar to that of chronic pain).

1 The chronicity of pruritus can affect sleep, mood, Cited by: