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2023 Jan 02

J Orthop Surg Res



Pain mechanisms in complex regional pain syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of quantitative sensory testing outcomes.


Sobeeh M G, Hassan K A, da Silva A G, Youssef E F, Fayaz N A, Mohammed M M
J Orthop Surg Res. 2023 Jan 02; 18(1):2.
PMID: 36593515.


Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic condition following inciting events such as fractures or surgeries with sensorimotor and autonomic manifestations and poor prognosis. This review aimed to provide conclusive evidence about the sensory phenotype of CRPS based on quantitative sensory testing (QST) to understand the underlying pain mechanisms and guide treatment strategies.