Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

...a review of the current literature, current treatment approaches and future areas for research

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a pain presentation that can be further classified into two types: the absence (type I) or presence of (type II) peripheral nerve injury. The pain presentation for each type of CRPS can also be associated with cutaneous changes, as well as motor and sensory changes to the affected limb. This literature review examined the current literature for prevalence, diagnosis, as well as current treatment strategies in the management of CRPS.


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