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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

  • By: Ahmed S. Samad M.D.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), also known as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), is a disease that affects regions of the upper and lower extremities. It involves pain, decreased motion, swelling, skin changes, increased sweating, abnormal hair growth, and weakening of the ...

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