Phantom limb, phantom pain and stump pain in amputees during the first 6 months following limb amputation

@article{Jensen1983PhantomLP,
  title={Phantom limb, phantom pain and stump pain in amputees during the first 6 months following limb amputation},
  author={Troels Staehelin Jensen and B{\o}rge Krebs and J{\o}rn Theil Nielsen and Peter Vestergaard Rasmussen},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1983},
  volume={17},
  pages={243-256}
}

Non‐painful phantom limb phenomena in amputees: incidence, clinical characterstics and temporal course

It is suggested that mechanisms both in periphery, spinal cord and brain participate in generating the phantom limb percept, and both the duration and frequency of phantom limb phenomena declined significantly.

Painful and nonpainful phantom and stump sensations in acute traumatic amputees.

Stump pain and stump sensation predominate traumatic amputees' somatosensory experience immediately after amputation; phantom pain and phantom sensations are often long-term consequences of amputation.

Phantom limb, residual limb, and back pain after lower extremity amputations.

The results support the importance of looking at pain as a multidimensional rather than a unidimensional construct and suggest that back pain after lower extremity amputation may be an overlooked but very important pain problem warranting additional clinical attention and study.

Phantom pain: natural history and association with rehabilitation.

Phantom pain decreased with time, was present equally in traumatic and vascular amputees, and was related to the amount of preoperative pain (P < 0.005).

Chronic phantom sensations, phantom pain, residual limb pain, and other regional pain after lower limb amputation.

Phantom limb and residual limb pain are common after a lower limb amputation and for most, the pain is episodic and not particularly disabling, however, for a notable subset of participants the pain may be quite disabling.

Postamputation pain: studies on mechanisms.

The present doctoral thesis confirmed and expanded the findings by others that several mechanisms are involved in the development and maintenance of phantom pain.
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