Complex regional pain syndrome

@article{Birklein2005ComplexRP,
  title={Complex regional pain syndrome},
  author={F. Birklein},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={252},
  pages={131-138}
}
  • F. Birklein
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neurology
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) may develop after limb trauma and is characterized by pain, sensory-motor and autonomic symptoms. Most important for the understanding of the pathophysiology of CRPS are recent results of neurophysiological research. Major mechanism for CRPS symptoms, which might be present subsequently or in parallel during the course of CRPS, are trauma-related cytokine release, exaggerated neurogenic inflammation, sympathetically maintained pain and cortical… CONTINUE READING
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