Circulatory Aspects of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

  • M. Driessens
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 247)

Abstract

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is a condition of the locomotor system characterized by clinical symptoms and vascular changes which vary in time. The wrist and hand or ankle and foot are affected most frequently. The disease has a spontaneous evolution over 3 stages, followed by stabilization (stage III).

Keywords

Permeability Arthritis Ischemia Albumin Osteoporosis 

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  • M. Driessens
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  1. 1.Fysische Geneeskunde en RevalidatieUniversitair Ziekenhuis AntwerpenAntwerpenBelgium

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