Rapid Review: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

June 8, 2017

Reviewed February 2024

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  • Patient will have a history of previous extremity injury or fracture
  • Complaining of light touch causing extreme pain and allodynia (pain felt from a nonpainful stimulus, such as clothes or bed sheets on the skin)
  • Treatment is NSAIDs, gabapentin, sympathectomy

By Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C

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