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Fig. 3 | BMC Neuroscience

Fig. 3

From: The effects of preferential A- and C-fibre blocks and T-type calcium channel antagonist on detection of low-force monofilaments in healthy human participants

Fig. 3

Elevated tactile thresholds following preferential block of C fibres in glabrous skin. Monofilament detection thresholds (mN) were measured in the distal palmar pad of little finger following treatments with normal saline and low-dose anaesthetic. Changes in individual detection thresholds are shown for saline (i.e. saline-control) and anaesthetic (i.e. anaesthetic-control) conditions with a line linking the ∆ saline and ∆ anaesthetic values. In all subjects, treatment with anaesthetic, but not saline, resulted in elevated thresholds for monofilament detection

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