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Table 1 Comparison of type of pain complaints between patients with LANSS score ≥ 12 and patients with a LANSS score < 12

From: The diagnosis and management of neuropathic pain in daily practice in Belgium: an observational study

  Number (%) of patients with LANSS <12 Number (%) of patients with LANSS ≥ 12 Fischer's exact test
Patients with spontaneous pain complaints N = 1,238 N = 1,131  
Burning sensation 351 (28.4%) 788 (69.7%) P < 0.001
Throbbing pain 757 (61.2%) 697 (61.6%) P = 0.833
Paraesthesia 231 (18.7%) 178 (15.7%) P = 0.064
Dysaesthesia 351 (28.4%) 782 (69.1%) P < 0.001
Cutting, lancinating pain 378 (30.5%) 375 (33.2%) P = 0.171
Stab sensation 187 (15.1%) 259 (22.9%) P < 0.001
Electric shock sensation 155 (12.5%) 387 (34.2%) P < 0.001
Other 117 (9.5%) 19 (1.7%) P < 0.001
Patients with complaints of provoked pain N = 458 N = 1,024  
Allodynia to the touch 269 (58.7%) 795 (77.6%) P < 0.001
Allodynia to contact with wind 33 (7.2%) 150 (14.7%) P < 0.001
Allodynia to contact with clothes 88 (19.2%) 487 (47.6%) P < 0.001
Allodynia in the shower/bath 32 (7.0%) 191 (18.7%) P < 0.001
Allodynia to temperature 49 (10.7%) 47 (4.6%) P < 0.001
Allodynia to shaving 17 (3.7%) 62 (6.1%) P = 0.079
Hyperalgesia in contact with needle 129 (28.2%) 650 (63.5%) P < 0.001
Hyperalgesia to pressure 15 (3.3%) 22 (2.2%) P = 0.210