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The term causalgia (Greek: kausis – burning, algos – pain) was introduced by Silas Weir Mitchell in 1864. It was used to describe a rare syndrome that followed a minority of partial peripheral nerve injury in the American civil war. Triad: burning pain, autonomic dysfunction and trophic changes.

silas_weir_mitchell.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/09 18:28 by administrador