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2019 Jul 29

Curr Pain Headache Rep



Treatment Strategies and Effective Management of Phantom Limb-Associated Pain.


Urits I, Seifert D, Seats A, Giacomazzi S, Kipp M, Orhurhu V, Kaye AD, Viswanath O
Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2019 Jul 29; 23(9):64.
PMID: 31359171.


Phantom sensations are incompletely understood phenomena which take place following an amputation or deafferentation of a limb. They can present as kinetic, kinesthetic, or exteroceptive perceptions. It is estimated that phantom limb pain (PLP) affects anywhere from 40 to 80% of amputees.