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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Ehikhametalor, K. ; Nelson, Maria ; Treasure, D. ; McGaw, Clarence D.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia, and Intensive Care
Article Title
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2003
Volume ID
52
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
257-258
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
A previously well fifty-five year-old female household helper developed complex regional pain syndrome Type II (reflex sympathetic dystrophy) following a minor injury to her left hand. She had marked hyperaesthesia and allodynia and was unable to perform her household work and to participate in the required physiotherapy. Following a series of stellate ganglion block, neurostimulation as well as physical therapy, there was a dramatic improvement in her condition and she was able to return to normal function.....
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