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Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSD) is a condition that features atypical symptoms including pain (often "burning" type), tenderness, and swelling of an extremity associated with varying degrees of sweating, warmth and/or coolness, flushing, discoloration, and shiny skin. RSD is also referred to as "the shoulder-hand syndrome." Treatment response is greater in earlier stages than later stages.

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Terms related to Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome:

  • Causalgia
  • RSDS
  • Sudecks Atrophy

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