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Clinical Contribution to CRPS I
The following article Clinical Contribution to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS I).
This article was authored by Dr. H.A. Badala.
Below is an abstract from the article Clinical Contribution to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS I).
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Dr. H.A. Badala, Ex Prof. Adjunto of Medicine: Cardiology
University of Medicine
(Montevideo, R. O. Del Uruguay)
SUMMARY. The nature of this work is basically clinical. Patient’s records with different forms and expressions of complex regional pain syndrome I (CRPS I) are clinically analyzed. There is an emphasis in the symptoms and signs that can be presented in each patient allowing a correct diagnosis that is supported by the bone scintigraphy (BS) with pyrophosphate of Tc 99 and radiological examination of the effected are.
This analysis will allow the treating doctor a correct and early diagnosis allowing an effective treatment that will lead beneficially not only for the patient but also the health care system.
Key Words: complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS I, alfa-1-adrenergic receptors, bone scintigraphy, BS, electrical study, nitroglycerin.