phantom limb pain


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Related to phantom limb pain: phantom limb syndrome
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Noun1.phantom limb pain - pain felt by an amputee that seems to be located in the missing limb
pain sensation, painful sensation, pain - a somatic sensation of acute discomfort; "as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"
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Subjects were enrolled from patients seeking treatment for pain at Pain Medicine Center of China Medical University Aviation General Hospital from October 2015 to October 2016, including postherpetic neuralgia, spinal cord injury, femoral head necrosis, lumbar disc herniation, trigeminal neuralgia, complex regional pain syndrome, perineal pain, phantom limb pain, etc.
Effect of sensory discrimination training on cortical reorganisation and phantom limb pain.
As regards the contraindications, phantom limb pain is commonly seen after amputation surgery.
A New technique significantly reduces phantom limb pain emanating from the site of amputated limbs, according to findings presented at the US Society of Interventional Radiology's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting.
The concept of phantom limb pain (PLP) as being the pain perceived by the region of the body no longer present was first described by Ambrose Pare, a sixteenth century French military surgeon.
The limitations of our study were that long-term follow-up to study the role of perineural/epidural analgesia in preventing phantom limb pain was not done.
ADHD and schizophrenia are discussed, as well as pediatric and adult depression, bipolar disorder, phantom limb pain, and substance use disorders.
Future work will involve development of a treatment for phantom limb pain.
Does a patient have more phantom limb pain from an elective or a traumatic amputation?
Last month, she started Waikato DHB's first pain follow-up clinic for discharged patients who have had complex hospital stays and who might benefit from going home with opioid painkillers, and who may not have a GP; for people who may need monitoring coming off opioids; for people with chronic pain; also for people whose pain may become chronic, such as those with phantom limb pain after amputation.
Additional topics include myofascial and fibromyalgia pain syndromes, rheumatism, herpes and post-herpetic neuralgia, complex regional pain syndrome, painful polyneuropathy, pain in HIV-related neuropathy, central pain and neurologic disorders, phantom limb pain, burn pain, acute postoperative pain management, pregnancy and post-pregnancy pain, sickle cell anemia, critical care, pediatric and geriatric pain, cancer pain and palliative care, and opioid tolerance, physical dependence, and addiction.