Systemic Complications of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  title={Systemic Complications of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome},
  author={Robert Jay Schwartzman},
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a neuropathic pain disorder that is characterized by: 1) Severe pain beyond the area of injury; 2) Autonomic dysregulation; 3) Neuropathic edema; 4) A movement disorder, atrophy and dystrophy. It is most often caused by a fracture, soft-tissue injury or surgical procedure and is divided into Type I, in which no nerve lesion is identified (classic reflex sympathetic dystrophy), and Type II where a specific nerve has been damaged (causalgia). In addition… CONTINUE READING
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 44 times. VIEW TWEETS


Publications referenced by this paper.

Heart Rate Variability in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome during Rest and Mental and Orthostatic Stress

  • A. J. Terkelsen, M. Holgaard, J. Hansen, N. B. Finnerup, K. Kroner, T. S. Jensen
  • Anesthesiology, Vol. 116, No. 1, , pp. 133-146…
  • 2012
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…