Indian Pediatrics

, Volume 56, Issue 10, pp 880–881 | Cite as

A Rare Cause of Swelling and Pain in Extremities in Children: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  • Husniye Yucel
  • Meltem AkcaboyEmail author
  • Saliha Senel
Clinical Case Letters


Complex regional pain syndrome is a condition of uncertain etiology characterized by spontaneous or stimulus-induced pain that is out of proportion to the inciting event. We report a 14-year-7-month-old girl with swelling of the left hand and wrist, was diagnosed as complex regional pain syndrome. The patient was treated successfully with physical therapy and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. This condition should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of musculoskeletal non-inflammatory and inflammatory pains.

Key words

Diagnosis Management Recurrent pain 


Funding: None; Competing Interests: None stated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PediatricsDr. Sami Ulus Maternity and Children’s Health and Diseases Training and Research HospitalAltindag, AnkaraTurkey

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