Phantom pain and phantom sensations in upper limb amputees: an epidemiological study

@article{Kooijman2000PhantomPA,
  title={Phantom pain and phantom sensations in upper limb amputees: an epidemiological study},
  author={Carolien M Kooijman and Pieter Dijkstra and Jan H B Geertzen and Albert Elzinga and Cees Van Der Schans},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2000},
  volume={87},
  pages={33-41}
}
Phantom pain in subjects with an amputated limb is a well-known problem. However, estimates of the prevalence of phantom pain differ considerably in the literature. Various factors associated with phantom pain have been described including pain before the amputation, gender, dominance, and time elapsed since the amputation. The purposes of this study were to determine prevalence and factors associated with phantom pain and phantom sensations in upper limb amputees in The Netherlands… CONTINUE READING
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