Introduction: Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome


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Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome: Local pain and hypersensitivity

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome: Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS) is a chronic condition characterized by severe burning pain, pathological changes in bone and skin, excessive sweating, tissue swelling, and extreme sensitivity to touch. The syndrome is a nerve disorder that occurs at the site of an injury (most often to the arms or legs). It occurs especially after injuries from high-velocity impacts such as those from bullets or shrapnel. However, it may occur without apparent injury. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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