Are toxic oxygen radicals involved in the pathogenesis of reflex sympathetic dystrophy?

@article{Goris1987AreTO,
  title={Are toxic oxygen radicals involved in the pathogenesis of reflex sympathetic dystrophy?},
  author={Rocco Goris and L M Dongen and H A Winters},
  journal={Free radical research communications},
  year={1987},
  volume={3 1-5},
  pages={13-8}
}
A crossover study was performed for patients with RSD to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of the hydroxyl radical scavenger DMSO. All patients were given DMSO locally 5 times a day during one week, and a placebo during one week. Before and after each treatment, subjective evaluation was performed by both the patient and the examinor as to clinical activity of RSD, and measurement was performed of the range of motion (ROM) of all joints in the affected extremity. DMSO was the most effective… CONTINUE READING