Role of the sympathetic nervous system in painful nerve injury.

O. R. O'Neill, K. J. Burchiel

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The purpose of this article has been to heighten awareness of the recognition, diagnosis, and therapy of the sympathetically maintained pain syndromes. Classification of RSD and causalgia as semantic subdivisions of SMP should be maintained until further laboratory and clinical analyses, with strict uniform diagnostic criteria, define similarities or differences in clinical behavior and therapeutic responses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-136
Number of pages10
JournalNeurosurgery clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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