Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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Formally known as Sudeck’s Dystrophy or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, CRPS is a chronic pain condition that is difficult to treat, particularly if diagnosis is delayed. Unfortunately, the diagnosis is often missed. This article offers clues to facilitate earlier diagnosis and treatment.

<p><i>Pediatric Rheumatology</i>, the official publication of the Pediatric Rheumatology European Society (PReS), is the leading journal within the subspecialty. The journal publishes clinical and basic research related to pediatric rheumatology and allied subjects. In particular, submissions on the…

Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) can occur in children and adolescents too, not just adults. Features and treatment are not different either. Likewise, early recognition and treatment portends for better outcomes.