"Phantom Limb" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Perception of painful and nonpainful phantom sensations that occur following the complete or partial loss of a limb. The majority of individuals with an amputated extremity will experience the impression that the limb is still present, and in many cases, painful. (From Neurol Clin 1998 Nov;16(4):919-36; Brain 1998 Sep;121(Pt 9):1603-30)
- Phantom Limb
- Limb, Phantom
- Limbs, Phantom
- Phantom Limbs
- Phantom Sensation
- Phantom Sensations
- Sensation, Phantom
- Sensations, Phantom
Phantom Limb Pain
- Phantom Limb Pain
- Limb Pain, Phantom
- Limb Pains, Phantom
- Pain, Phantom Limb
- Pains, Phantom Limb
- Phantom Limb Pains
- Phantom Pain
- Pain, Phantom
- Pains, Phantom
- Phantom Pains
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Phantom Limb" by people in Profiles.
Resnik L, Borgia M, Clark MA. The Prevalence and Impact of Back and Neck Pain in Veterans With Upper Limb Amputation. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2021 11 01; 100(11):1042-1053.
Resnik L, Ekerholm S, Borgia M, Clark MA. A national study of Veterans with major upper limb amputation: Survey methods, participants, and summary findings. PLoS One. 2019; 14(3):e0213578.
Atzori M, Gijsberts A, Castellini C, Caputo B, Hager AG, Elsig S, Giatsidis G, Bassetto F, M?ller H. Effect of clinical parameters on the control of myoelectric robotic prosthetic hands. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2016; 53(3):345-58.
Madabhushi L, Reuben SS, Steinberg RB, Adesioye J. The efficacy of postoperative perineural infusion of bupivacaine and clonidine after lower extremity amputation in preventing phantom limb and stump pain. J Clin Anesth. 2007 May; 19(3):226-9.