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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Tabitha A. Washington, Khalilah Brown and Gilbert Fanciullo

in Pain

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Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199827602
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322909 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199827602.003.0001

Series: What Do I Do Now

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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Commonly over diagnosed, CRPS has little especial association with the Autonomic Nervous System, does not involve Dystrophy, and has no known Reflex associated with it. Type 1 is the classical Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy differing from Type 2- Causalgia, only in that Type 2 involves injury to a major nerve.

Chapter.  2175 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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