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Descriptor in English: Causalgia
Descriptor in Spanish: Causalgia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Causalgia
Descriptor in French: Causalgie
Entry term(s): CRPS Type II
Causalgia Syndrome
Causalgia Syndromes
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II
Deafferentation Pain
Pain, Deafferentation
Syndrome, Causalgia
Syndromes, Causalgia
Type II Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Tree number(s): C10.177.195.200
C10.668.829.250.200
C10.668.829.600.200
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: coord IM with specific nerve (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 1991(1971); was see under NEURALGIA 1971-1990
DeCS UI: 2461
Descriptor UI: D002422
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Causalgia - Preferred
Concept UI M0003692
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Causalgia
Entry term(s) CRPS Type II
Causalgia Syndrome
Causalgia Syndromes
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II
Deafferentation Pain
Pain, Deafferentation
Syndrome, Causalgia
Syndromes, Causalgia
Type II Complex Regional Pain Syndrome



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