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Introduction
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a poorly understood condition in which a person experiences persistent severe and debilitating pain.
Symptoms of complex regional pain syndrome
The main symptom of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is severe, continuous and debilitating pain. It is usually confined to one limb, but can spread to other parts of the body in some cases.
Causes of complex regional pain syndrome
Even though complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) has been a recognised medical condition forĀ more thanĀ 150 years, its exact cause is still unclear.
Diagnosing complex regional pain syndrome
There is no single test for complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). It is usually diagnosed by ruling out other conditions that have similar symptoms.
Treating complex regional pain syndrome
There is no known cure for complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), but a combination of physical treatments, medication and psychological support can help manage the symptoms.
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