Don't Forget the Other Names for 'RSD'
Published on Tue Feb 03, 2015
Question: Which diagnosis applies to sympathetically maintained pain? Is it the same as reflex sympathetic dystrophy? New Jersey Subscriber Answer: Yes, sympathetically maintained pain (SMP) and reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) are often used interchangeably. But there’s a third term you need to know: complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). In 1995, the medical community changed the name RSD to CRPS to better reflect [...]
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