Phantom pain

Painful sensation related to a limb or an organ that is removed from or is not physically part of the body.
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Phantom pain after arm amputation is widely believed to arise from maladaptive cortical reorganization, triggered by loss of… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND The formation, prevalence, intensity, course, and predisposing factors of phantom limb pain were investigated to… (More)
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2004
2004
PURPOSE To analyse how decisions to dichotomise the frequency and impediment of phantom pain into absent and present influence… (More)
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2003
2003
Background: Hyperexcitability of N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptors may play a role in the persistence of phantom pain… (More)
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2002
2002
Phantom pain has been given considerable attention in literature. Phantom pain reduces quality of life, and patients suffering… (More)
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2002
2002
Amputation of a limb may affect quality of life. However, little is known concerning health-related quality of life in amputees… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Phantom pain in subjects with an amputated limb is a well-known problem. However, estimates of the prevalence of phantom pain… (More)
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1994
1994
All 338 lower limb amputees under the care of one disablement services centre were asked to assess phantom pain severity at… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
In a prospective study 58 patients undergoing limb amputation were interviewed the day before operation about their pre… (More)
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1978
1978
Seventy-three soldiers who had traumatic amputations were examined from 1 to 6 months after limb loss. All experienced phantom… (More)
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