Definition of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Reviewed on 8/13/2021

Complex regional pain syndrome is a condition where a person has abnormal persistent and severe pain that is debilitating and long-lasting, usually triggered by an injury, stroke, surgery, or a heart attack.


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