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Causalgia (Syndrome, Causalgia) Summary

Description: A complex regional pain syndrome characterized by burning pain and marked sensitivity to touch (HYPERESTHESIA) in the distribution of an injured peripheral nerve. Autonomic dysfunction in the form of sudomotor (i.e., sympathetic innervation to sweat glands), vasomotor, and trophic skin changes may also occur. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1359)

Also Known As: Syndrome, Causalgia; CRPS Type II; Causalgia Syndrome; Deafferentation Pain; Type II Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 200 relevant articles (18 outcomes, 10 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Causalgia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Morphine (MS Contin) : 3 outcomes in 8 results : FDA 37 Generic
  2. Guanethidine : 3 outcomes in 7 results : FDA 4
  3. Lidocaine (Xylocaine) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : FDA 168 Generic
  4. Clonazepam (Rivotril) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 16 Generic
  5. Baclofen : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 31 Generic
  6. Phenoxybenzamine : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 1
  7. Cholinesterase Inhibitors (Anticholinesterases) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. Calcitonin (Calcitonin, Eel) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 1 Generic
  9. barbituric acid (barbiturate) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  10. Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Causalgia

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome)
  3. Causalgia (Syndrome, Causalgia)
  4. Phantom Limb (Phantom Limbs)
  5. Neuralgia (Stump Neuralgia)
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Key Therapies for Causalgia

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  1. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 40 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome in 7 results
  3. Neuroendoscopes : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Amputation : 1 study in 7 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 study in 4 results
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