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Signs and Symptoms in 1,043 Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) may develop as a severe complication after limb trauma or lesions of the peripheral nervous system. One primary feature of CRPS is “continuing pain […] disproportionate to any inciting event”.26 Additional possible characteristic symptoms include sensory (hyperesthesia, allodynia), vasomotor (asymmetric temperature or skin color), motor (dysfunctions, restriction), and trophic changes (altered growth of skin appendages), edema, and changes in sweating of affected extremities.

Signs and Symptoms in 1,043 Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Orginally Published At: Pain Journal

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