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Assessment of Nerve Injury-Induced Mechanical Hypersensitivity in Rats Using an Orofacial Operant Pain Assay

DOI :

10.3791/64221-v

7:39 min

July 26th, 2022

July 26th, 2022

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1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, 2Department of Orthodontics, University of Florida, Gainesville, 3Stoelting Co. Wood Dale

This protocol describes the assessment of mechanical hypersensitivity in a rat model of neuropathic orofacial pain using an operant-based orofacial pain assessment device.

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Nerve Injury induced Mechanical Hypersensitivity

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