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Causalgia (Syndrome, Causalgia)

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)
Also Known As:
Syndrome, Causalgia; CRPS Type II; Causalgia Syndrome; Deafferentation Pain; Type II Complex Regional Pain Syndrome; Causalgia Syndromes; Pain, Deafferentation; Syndromes, Causalgia; Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II
Networked: 200 relevant articles (18 outcomes, 10 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome)
3. Causalgia (Syndrome, Causalgia)
4. Phantom Limb (Phantom Limbs)
5. Neuralgia (Stump Neuralgia)

Experts

1. Burchiel, Kim J: 3 articles (01/2011 - 11/2003)
2. Raslan, Ahmed M: 2 articles (01/2011 - 01/2005)
3. Guenot, Marc: 2 articles (05/2007 - 12/2002)
4. Kingery, Wade S: 2 articles (03/2004 - 07/2003)
5. Becker, R: 2 articles (01/2002 - 11/2000)
6. Bertalanffy, H: 2 articles (01/2002 - 11/2000)
7. Biswas, Shubhashish: 1 article (10/2015)
8. Abraham, Mary: 1 article (10/2015)
9. Marda, Manish: 1 article (10/2015)
10. Singh Rana, Shiv Pratap: 1 article (10/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Causalgia:
1. Morphine (MS Contin)FDA LinkGeneric
2. GuanethidineFDA Link
3. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Clonazepam (Rivotril)FDA LinkGeneric
5. BaclofenFDA LinkGeneric
6. PhenoxybenzamineFDA Link
7. Cholinesterase Inhibitors (Anticholinesterases)IBA
8. Calcitonin (Calcitonin, Eel)FDA LinkGeneric
9. barbituric acid (barbiturate)IBA
10. Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies)
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Neuroendoscopes
4. Amputation
5. Transplants (Transplant)