Complex regional pain syndrome type 1. Definition

Medical Definition: complex regional pain syndrome type 1

Syndromic box that includes many diseases, characterized, all of them, by the presence of continuous pain, burning, and allodynia hyperpathia; pathologies associated usually with vasomotor changes, sudomotor and trophic consecutive trauma (sometimes even unnoticed), surgery or vascular problems. Is usually located in the extremities. The syndrome is due to reflex autonomic changes or alterations in central pain transmission and / or production, release or reuptake of neurotransmitters. Also called reflex sympathetic dystrophy.

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