Reflex sympathetic dystrophy: misdiagnosis in patients with dysfunctional postures of the upper extremity.

@article{Stutts2000ReflexSD,
  title={Reflex sympathetic dystrophy: misdiagnosis in patients with dysfunctional postures of the upper extremity.},
  author={John T. Stutts and Morton L. Kasdan and Scott E. Hickey and Allen D. Bruner},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={
          1152-6
        }
}
  • John T. Stutts, Morton L. Kasdan, +1 author Allen D. Bruner
  • Published in The Journal of hand surgery 2000
  • Medicine
  • The purpose of this case-control study was to assess the frequency of the inappropriate diagnosis of reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) in patients who presented with dysfunctional postures of the upper extremity (n = 43). This group of patients with a dysfunctional posture was compared with a randomly selected control group of patients who presented with pain but no dysfunctional posture (n = 88). The patients underwent radiographic evaluation after review of previous medical records and… CONTINUE READING

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