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Causalgia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Causalgia
Tree Number(s)
C10.177.195.200
C10.668.829.250.200
C10.668.829.600.200
Unique ID
D002422
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002422
Annotation
coord IM with specific nerve (IM)
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
CRPS Type II
Causalgia Syndrome
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II
Deafferentation Pain
Type II Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WL 544
Previous Indexing
Neuralgia (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
1991; was see under NEURALGIA 1971-1990
History Note
1991(1971); was see under NEURALGIA 1971-1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Causalgia Preferred
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