Notalgia Paresthetica is a sensory neuropathic syndrome of the mid back skin. Many patients of Notalgia Paresthetica also have a history of neck pain/muscle spasms, pain in between the shoulder blades, arthritis, and neck injuries.
Notalgia Paresthetica tends to be a chronic condition with periodic remissions and exacerbations. While not life-threatening and not generally associated with the appearance of multiple illnesses. Notalgia Paresthetica frequently decreases the quality of life, causing much discomfort and nuisance.
Notalgia Paresthetica is very common; however, it remains heavily under-recognized and mostly underdiagnosed.