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Has been renamed complex regional pain syndrome

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 23 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:812
  1. Douglas Justins
  1. Consultant in pain management and anaesthesia St Thomas's Hospital, London SE1 7EH

    EDITOR,--Elisabeth Paice's review of reflex sympathetic dystrophy1 omits to refer to two important recent publications. In the second edition of its taxonomy on pain the International Association for the Study of Pain has replaced the term reflex sympathetic dystrophy with a new term, complex regional pain syndrome type …

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