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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

A syndrome characterized by severe burning pain in an extremity accompanied by sudomotor, vasomotor, and trophic changes in bone without an associated specific nerve injury. This condition is most often precipitated by trauma to soft tissue or nerve complexes. The skin over the affected region is usually erythematous and demonstrates hypersensitivity to tactile stimuli and erythema. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1360; Pain 1995 Oct;63(1):127-33)

Year introduced: 1965

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Tree Number(s): C10.177.195.800, C10.668.829.250.800

MeSH Unique ID: D012019

Entry Terms:

  • Dystrophies, Reflex Sympathetic
  • Dystrophy, Reflex Sympathetic
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophies
  • Sympathetic Dystrophies, Reflex
  • Sympathetic Dystrophy, Reflex
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Type I
  • Pain Syndrome Type I, Regional, Complex
  • Sudek Atrophy
  • Atrophy, Sudek
  • Pain Syndrome Type I, Complex Regional
  • RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy)
  • RSDs (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy)
  • Sympathetic Reflex Dystrophia
  • Reflex Dystrophia, Sympathetic
  • Sympathetic Reflex Dystrophias
  • Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Type I Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Sudek's Atrophy
  • Atrophies, Sudek's
  • Atrophy, Sudek's
  • Sudek's Atrophies
  • Sudeks Atrophy
  • CRPS Type I
  • CRPS Type Is
  • Type I, CRPS
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome
  • Cervical Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Cervical Sympathetic Dystrophies
  • Dystrophies, Cervical Sympathetic
  • Dystrophy, Cervical Sympathetic
  • Sympathetic Dystrophies, Cervical
  • Sympathetic Dystrophy, Cervical
  • Shoulder-Hand Syndrome
  • Shoulder Hand Syndrome
  • Shoulder-Hand Syndromes
  • Syndrome, Shoulder-Hand
  • Syndromes, Shoulder-Hand
  • Algodystrophic Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Algodystrophic
  • Algodystrophy
  • Algodystrophies

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