[Atypical pain syndrome after amputation of the lower limb].


A very unusual case if described of ischialgia coexistent with phantom pains in the amputated extremity. The cause of pain was prolapse of a lumbar intervertebral disc diagnosed only during operation. The case points out the necessity of differentiating between postamputation pains and pains not directly related to amputation. This differentiation may help… (More)


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