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Chronic pain and weather conditions in patients suffering from temporomandibular disorders : a pilot study

By V. Edefonti, F. Bravi, I. Cioffi, R. Capuozzo, L. Ammendola, G. Abate, A. Decarli, M. Ferraroni, M. Farella and A. Michelotti

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Patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) often report increased pain in response to changes in weather conditions. Nevertheless, scientific evidence supporting this relationship is scarce. The aim of this study was to assess a potential relationship between pain intensity and meteorological factors, through a newly developed, portable device, in patients affected by chronic masticatory muscle pain

Topics: Settore MED/01 - Statistica Medica
Publisher: 'Wiley'
Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.1111/j.1600-0528.2011.00667.x
OAI identifier: oai:air.unimi.it:2434/178460
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