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2023 Oct 10

J Med Genet


Evidence of a genetic background predisposing to complex regional pain syndrome type 1.


Shaikh SS, Goebel A, Lee MC, Nahorski MS, Shenker N, Pamela Y, Drissi I, Brown C, Ison G, Shaikh MF, Kuttikat A, Woods WA, Dixit A, Stouffer K, Clarke MC, Menon DK, Woods CG


Complex regional pain syndrome type 1 (CRPS-1) is a rare, disabling and sometimes chronic disorder usually arising after a trauma. This exploratory study examined whether patients with chronic CRPS-1 have a different genetic profile compared with those who do not have the condition.