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Old Names, Same Disease: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Causalgia, minor causalgia, algodystrophy, sudeck’s atrophy, shoulderhand syndrome, and reflex sympathetic dystrophy are all old names for the same disease. At our research clinic in Boise, we now call it “complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)”. Why Are There so Many Names for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?  Why so many names? Most of these names came […]

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