Spinal Glia and Proinflammatory Cytokines Mediate Mirror-Image Neuropathic Pain in Rats
Mirror-image allodynia is a mysterious phenomenon that occurs in association with many clinical pain syndromes. Allodynia refers to pain in response to light touch/pressure stimuli, which normally are perceived as innocuous. Mirror-image allodynia arises from the healthy body region contralateral to the actual site of trauma/inflammation. Read the abstract.