Peripheral Neuropathy Associated with Hypereosinophilic Syndrome: A Clinical Therapeutic Success with Capsaicin 8% Patch.

Peripheral Neuropathy Associated with Hypereosinophilic Syndrome: A Clinical Therapeutic Success with Capsaicin 8% Patch. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2020 Mar 30;:1-4 Authors: Ruivo EFM, Gestosa SVS, Mulenas NME, Lares AMG Abstract Neuropathic pain is defined as a direct consequence of an injury or disease that affects the somatosensory system, which may affect 7 to 10% of the world population. Regardless of its origin, it is often described as disabling, chronic, difficult to treat and with a noticeable impact on patients' quality of life. This case report describes a patient with peripheral polyneuropathy associated with hypereosinophilic syndrome, a medical condition scarcely described in literature. Capsaicin 8% patches therapy, never mentioned before in the literature in such clinical cases, proved to be significantly successful, and of major relevance for clinical practice. PMID: 32223588 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy - Category: Palliative Care Tags: J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother Source Type: research

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