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Clinical Study

Feasibility of Topical Applications of Natural High-Concentration Capsaicinoid Solutions in Patients with Peripheral Neuropathic Pain: A Retrospective Analysis

Table 1

Characteristics of patients ().

Demographical and clinical dataValue

Patients84
Male, (%)30 (35.7%)
Female, (%)54 (64.3%)
Age, years, median [IQR25–75]57.5 [44.5–67.1]
Baseline VAS score, median [IQR25–75]6 [5–7]
Baseline DN4 score, median [IQR25–75]4 [3–6]

Polyneuropathies diagnosis%

(I) Non-post-surgical PNP
 (a) Posttraumatic neuropathy without surgery44.8
 (b) HIV-associated neuropathy11.2
 (c) Foot diabetic polyneuropathy11.2
 (d) Radiculopathy22.4
 (e) Postherpetic neuralgia22.4
 (f) Other22.4
 Total of nonsurgical PNP1214.3
(II) Postsurgical PNP
 (a) Postthoracotomy or thoracoscopy910.7
 (b) Postparietal surgery33.6
 (c) Postabdominal surgery44.8
 (d) Postback surgery56.0
 (e) Other33.6
 (f) Posttraumatic surgery (except knee)44.8
 (g) Posttotal knee replacement3136.9
 (h) Posttraumatic knee surgery44.8
 (i) Post-other knee surgery910.7
 Total of knee surgeries4452.4
 Total of postsurgical neuropathies7285.7

Localizations of pain, multiple responses possible%

Knee4553.6
Hemithorax1315.5
Foot910.7
Back56.0
Abdomen44.8
Other44.8
Leg33.6
Ankle33.6