Which of the following is not a feature of Sudeck's Osteo Dys¬trophy (AIIMS Nov 2012)
|A||It is usual after a fracture of the extremities.|
|B||It follows only a compound fracture of the bones.|
|C||Complaints would be continuous burning pain.|
|D||X-ray shows a characteristic patchy rarefaction of bone.|
It follows only a compound fracture of the bones
It might follow trivial injuries. The earlier this condition is diagnosed and treated the better the result.
Active exercises are important, if this does not improve then sympathetic block with sympatholytic drugs like IV Guanethidine might help.