Table 1

Study participant characteristics

Subjects group

Age (yrs)

Handedness1

Stimulus location

Pressure threshold

Pain intensity

Painfree

(quadrant/closest tooth)

(average # elastic bands)

(0-10 numerical scale)


1

54

R

Right Upper/#5

5 (± 1)

4*

2

52

R

Left Upper/#13

8 (± 1)

0*

3

50

L

Right Upper/#5

7 (± 0)

4*

4

48

R

Left Upper/#13

6 (± 0)

5**

5

52

R

Right Upper/#3

5 (± 0)

3*


Average:

51 (± 2)

6 (± 1)

3

Atypical Odontalgia


6

57

R

Right Upper/#3

2 (± 1)

4**

7

59

R

Right Upper/#5

2 (± 1)

5**

8

49

R

Left Lower/#19

1 (± 1)

3.5**

9

47

L

Left Upper/#14

4 (± 1)

4**

10

56

R

Right Upper/#3

2 (± 1)

4**

Average:

53 (± 5)

2 (± 0)

4


Self-report. *Pain rating at the end of fMRI session. **Pain rating at 1-week threshold.

Parentheses indicate standard deviation.

Moana-Filho et al. BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:142   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-11-142

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