CRPS; Complex regional pain syndrome; Causalgia; Shoulder-hand syndrome; Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome; Sudeck’s atrophy
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain syndrome with two forms. CRPS 1 currently replaces the term “reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome”. It is a chronic nerve disorder that occurs most often in the arms or legs after a minor or major injury.
by Brenda A. Kuper, M.D.
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