phantom limb syndrome

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Noun1.phantom limb syndrome - syndrome consisting of discomfort or pain in a limb that has been amputated
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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According to the authors, this may provide new insights into the nature and the reversibility of cortical plasticity in patients with amputations and its link to phantom limb syndrome and pain.
The Use of Prolonged Peripheral Neural Blockade After Lower Extremity Amputation: The Effect on Symptoms Associated with Phantom Limb Syndrome.
Chapter two examines how corporeal ideology dealt with the peculiarities of the phantom limb and influenced efforts to legitimate the work on phantom limb syndrome.