Which of the following is TRUE regarding a phantom limb (AIIMS May 2009)
|A||Occurs in leprosy|
|C||Follows a psychiatric illness|
a. Phantom limb' is the term used to describe the feeling that the amputated limb is still present, the patient should be warned of the possibility; eventually the feeling recedes or disappears.
b. The sensation is most prominent in the period immediately following amputation, and gradually diminishes with time