Sexual dimorphism in functional pain syndromes

Edita Navratilova, Roger B. Fillingim, Frank Porreca

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Injury-free pain conditions, defined as functional pain syndromes, are more prevalent and more disabling in women. Mechanisms of sexual dimorphism in functional pain are now emerging from preclinical studies, suggesting an opportunity to advance the development of sex-specific therapies that may improve treatment of pain in women.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbereabj7180
JournalScience translational medicine
Issue number619
StatePublished - Nov 10 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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