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Von Frey’s pain spots
  1. J M S Pearce
  1. Department of Neurology, Hull Royal Infirmary and Hull York Medical School, 304 Beverley Road Anlaby, East Yorks HU10 7BG, UK;

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    The physiology of sensation began with Johannes M̧ller (1801–58), who devised the law of specific nerve energies. Magnus Blix first showed the modal character of cutaneous sensation with a tactile stimulator, which dropped a horse’s hair. Max von Frey …

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