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How do other illnesses affect central pain syndrome?

Central pain syndrome is not a condition without cause. It is the result of an illness or injury that has damaged the central nervous system and, consequently, is related to a long list of other conditions. These can range from stroke,  Parkinson's disease, or surgery to multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, spinal cord injury, or tumors. This explains why the type of pain, the location, and severity are likely to vary significantly from person to person.

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