"Causalgia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A complex regional pain syndrome characterized by burning pain and marked sensitivity to touch (HYPERESTHESIA) in the distribution of an injured peripheral nerve. Autonomic dysfunction in the form of sudomotor (i.e., sympathetic innervation to sweat glands), vasomotor, and trophic skin changes may also occur. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1359)
- Type II Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- CRPS Type II
- Deafferentation Pain
- Pain, Deafferentation
- Causalgia Syndrome
- Causalgia Syndromes
- Syndrome, Causalgia
- Syndromes, Causalgia
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II
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