Transient migratory osteoporosis: a variant of reflex sympathetic dystrophy? Report of 3 cases and literature review.

Three cases of transient migratory osteoporosis treated with sympathetic blocks are described. Review of the literature in conjunction with the presentation and treatment of these 3 cases led to the formulation of a hypothesis of a common mechanism (mediated through the sympathetic nervous system) responsible for the profound osteoporosis and pain of reflex… CONTINUE READING