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(Pathology) pathol a burning sensation along the course of a peripheral nerve together with local changes in the appearance of the skin
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek kausos fever + -algia]


(kɔˈzæl dʒi ə, -dʒə)

a neuralgia distinguished by a burning pain along certain nerves, usu. of the upper extremities.
[1870–75; < Greek kaûs(is) act of burning (see caustic)]
cau•sal′gic, adj.
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Noun1.causalgia - a burning pain in a limb along the course of a peripheral nerve; usually associated with skin changes
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"


n. causalgia, dolor con ardor en la piel.


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8 new cases per 100,000 people cases per 100,000 people per year per year Prevalence 21 cases per 100,000 4 cases per 100,000 people people Triggers Triggered by tissue A high-velocity impact injury without nerve occurs at the tissue injury site that is associated with nerve injury Other names for Previously called reflex Previously called CRPS sympathetic dystrophy causalgia syndrome TABLE 2.
This condition, known as causalgia, intensifies with an increase in temperature.
Galer BS, Schwatz L and Allen G (2001) Complex Regional Pain Syndromes-Type I: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, and Type II: Causalgia.
Causalgia and reflex sympathetic dystrophy: does the sympathetic nervous system contribute to the generation of pain?
Complex regional pain syndrome (also called causalgia and reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) syndrome) has been associated with poor outcomes.
CRPS II, previously called causalgia (a term coined in the American Civil War when it was first diagnosed), follows partial damage to a nerve.
CRPS type II or causalgia involves injury to a peripheral nerve trunk.
They reported their first 18 months' experience, including a description of the clinical syndrome Mitchell later termed causalgia, a painful condition following injury to a large peripheral nerve.
2 ulnar nerve lesion, radial nerve lesion, causalgia upper limb, idio peripheral neuropathy NOS, stomach ulcer NOS, neuralgia/neuritis NOS.
They include amputation and infection (especially in a patient with peripheral vascular disease or diabetes); reflex sympathetic dystrophy (a severe neurological condition also known as causalgia or Sudeck's atrophy); and postoperative heel surgery complications (especially when the new endoscopic plantar fasciotomy is performed--this procedure involves passing an endoscope and a small instrument through two very small incisions to cut the attachment of the plantar fascia ligament from the bottom of the heel bone).