Case Report
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World J Clin Cases. Mar 26, 2023; 11(9): 2015-2020
Published online Mar 26, 2023. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v11.i9.2015
Figure 1
Figure 1 Case results. A: Case 1; B: Case 2. Motor cortex rTMS is able to reduce pain conditions, negative emotions, as well as sleep quality in two cases with intractable postherpetic neuralgia when first-line drug and radiofrequency therapies had no clear benefits. VAS: Visual analogue scale; McGill: McGill Pain Questionnaire; Depression: Hamilton Depression Scale (24 items); Anxiety: Hamilton Anxiety Scale (17 items); PDQ-D: Perceived Deficits Questionnaire-Depression; MMSE: Mini-mental State Examination; PSQI: Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index.