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Pain Sensitivity and Thermal Detection Thresholds in Young Adults Born Preterm with Very Low Birth Weight or Small for Gestational Age at Term Compared to Controls.

• This is the first QST study on adult preterm or term low birth weight individuals• Thermal detection and pain sensitivity are similar in VLBW and control young adults• Adults born SGA at term do not display altered sensory function• Group-wise prevalences of self-reported chronic pain are not reliably different

Pain Sensitivity and Thermal Detection Thresholds in Young Adults Born Preterm with Very Low Birth Weight or Small for Gestational Age at Term Compared to Controls.

Orginally Published At: Pain Journal

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