The Natural History of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  title={The Natural History of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome},
  author={R. Schwartzman and K. Erwin and G. Alexander},
  journal={The Clinical Journal of Pain},
  • R. Schwartzman, K. Erwin, G. Alexander
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The Clinical Journal of Pain
  • ObjectiveComplex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a severe chronic pain condition characterized by sensory, autonomic, motor, and dystrophic signs and symptoms. This study was undertaken to expand our current knowledge of the evolution of CRPS signs and symptoms with duration of disease. MethodThis was a retrospective, cross-sectional analysis using data extracted from a patient questionnaire to evaluate the clinical characteristics of CRPS at different time points of disease progression. Data… CONTINUE READING
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