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Clinical Contribution to CRPS I

The following article Clinical Contribution to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS I).

This article was authored by Dr. H.A. Badala.

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CLINICAL CONTRIBUTION ARTICLE

 

CLINICAL CONTRIBUTION TO

COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME (CRPS I)

Dr. H.A. Badala, Ex Prof. Adjunto of Medicine: Cardiology

University of Medicine

(Montevideo, R. O. Del Uruguay)

SUMMARY. The nature of this work is basically clinical. Patient’s records with different forms and expressions of complex regional pain syndrome I (CRPS I) are clinically analyzed. There is an emphasis in the symptoms and signs that can be presented in each patient allowing a correct diagnosis that is supported by the bone scintigraphy (BS) with pyrophosphate of Tc 99 and radiological examination of the effected are.

This analysis will allow the treating doctor a correct and early diagnosis allowing an effective treatment that will lead beneficially not only for the patient but also the health care system.

Key Words: complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS I, alfa-1-adrenergic receptors, bone scintigraphy, BS, electrical study, nitroglycerin.