Reflex sympathetic dystrophy: changing concepts and taxonomy

  title={Reflex sympathetic dystrophy: changing concepts and taxonomy},
  author={M. Stanton-Hicks and W. J{\"a}nig and S. Hassenbusch and J. Haddox and P. Wilson},
  • M. Stanton-Hicks, W. Jänig, +2 authors P. Wilson
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Pain
  • &NA; We present a revised taxonomic system for disorders previously called reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) and causalgia. The system resulted from a special consensus conference that was convened on this topic and is based upon the patient's history, presenting symptoms, and findings at the time of diagnosis. The disorders are grouped under the umbrella term CRPS: complex regional pain syndrome. This overall term, CRPS, requires the presence of regional pain and sensory changes following a… CONTINUE READING
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