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Pain pp 907-910 | Cite as

Phantom Limb Pain

  • Neil Hall
  • Alaa Abd-Elsayed
  • Sam EldabeEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Phantom limb pain is a complex condition that induces changes within the central nervous system with peripheral and psychological influences acting to mediate symptoms. Reversal of these central changes is a key consideration to effective treatment.

Keywords

Phantom limb pain Phantom limb sensation Stump pain 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pain and AnesthesiaThe James Cook University HospitalMiddlesbroughUK
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

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