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Old Names, Same Disease: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Old Names, Same Disease: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Causalgia, minor causalgia, algodystrophy, sudeck‚Äôs atrophy, shoulderhand syndrome, and reflex sympathetic dystrophy are all old names for the same disease: Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Why so many? Most of these names came about before there was much known about the disease. There was an absence of […]

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