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Human Studies

2021 Dec 27

Eur J Pain

Pain, disability, and lifestyle: Patients with complex regional pain syndrome compared to chronic musculoskeletal pain – a retrospective analysis.



Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is an orphan disease occurring as a complication after trauma. Due to its acute onset and the typical clinical presentation of the inflammatory and autonomous signs, it is an eye-catching chronic pain disease affecting also young and working people. In social media and the internet, high pain severity and unfavorable prognosis is often empathized.