PREVALENCE OF NEUROPATHIC COMPONENT IN POST-COVID PAIN SYMPTOMS IN PREVIOUSLY HOSPITALIZED COVID-19 SURVIVORS

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Dr. Lareb Gul
Malik Talha Saad
FNU Anam
Dr. Muhammad Ayoob Memon
Dr Amna Malik
Dr Ali Karim
FNU Simran
Sheena kumari
Mohsin Ali
FNU Partab

Keywords

COVID-19, Pain Symptoms, Survivors, global health, syndrome

Abstract

Background: This structured abstract provides a summary of the literature review conducted to investigate the prevalence of the neuropathic component in post-COVID pain symptoms among previously hospitalized COVID-19 survivors.


Methods: A comprehensive literature search was conducted using electronic databases, including PubMed, Google Scholar, and relevant medical journals. Studies focusing on the neuropathic component in post-COVID pain symptoms among COVID-19 survivors were included in the review. Data extraction and analysis were performed to identify common themes and research gaps.


Results: The literature review revealed a limited number of studies specifically examining the prevalence, characteristics, and management of neuropathic pain in post-COVID patients. The available literature mainly focused on the acute phase and immediate complications of COVID-19, overlooking the long-term consequences, including chronic pain. The absence of standardized assessment tools specific to neuropathic pain further hindered the accurate diagnosis and evaluation of neuropathic pain symptoms.


Conclusion: The literature review identified significant research gaps regarding the neuropathic component in post-COVID pain symptoms among previously hospitalized COVID-19 survivors. Further research is needed to address these gaps and improve the understanding, diagnosis, and management of neuropathic pain in this population.

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