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Nerve Injuries

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A 40 yr old female presented to the clinic after 3 months of traumatic tibial fracture with history of pain and swelling of right leg since 8-10 days. Her skin of that was shiny, cold and edematous. There was no history of hypertension and diabetes. What is the diagnosis?



A Complex regional pain syndrome I

B Complex regional pain syndrome II

C Fibromyalgia

D Peripheral neuropathy

Ans. A

Complex regional pain syndrome I

Diagnostic Criteria for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Types 1 and 2

1. Type 1

Pain that develops after an initial painful event that may or may not have been traumatic Allodynia, hyperalgesia, or spontaneous pain is present and is not congruent with the distribution of a single peripheral nerve. History of edema, skin blood flow abnormalities, or psudomotor abnormalities in the painful region. No other concomitant conditions account for the pain

2. Type 2

Pain that develops after an identifiable, initial painful event or nerve injury Allodynia, hyperalgesia, or spontaneous pain is present and is not congruent with the distribution of a single peripheral nerve. History of edema, skin blood flow abnormalities, or sudomotor abnormalities in the painful region. No other concomitant conditions account for the pain.

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