Allodynia and hyperalgesia: review

  • K. D. Dmytriiev National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya
  • O. V. Marchuk National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya
  • K. D. Dmytriiev National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya
Keywords: hyperalgesia, allodynia, treatment, prevention, pathologic


The main purpose was to highlight the problem of hyperalgesia and allodynia. Main anatomic structures, which participate in nociception were mentioned in this article, with pathologic and pathophysiologic changes, that can be caused by hyperalgesia and allodynia. Main methods of diagnostics and assessment of mentioned symptoms were represented along with the modern approaches to treatment and prevention.


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Dmytriiev KD, Marchuk OV, Dmytriiev KD. Allodynia and hyperalgesia: review. PMJUA [Internet]. 2018Sep.6 [cited 2019Jul.23];3(2):24-8. Available from: