Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor Causing Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

August 2011
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2011, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p713
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 63-year-old man who was referred to a rheumatology clinic with 6-month history of pain and swelling of his right hand. It notes that initial provisional diagnosis of atypical inflammatory arthritis was quickly dispelled when it did not responded to oral corticosteroid therapy for three weeks. It adds that the patient was completely asymptomatic, with no abnormal rheumatologic signs after an urgent neurosurgery and spinal lesion was conducted.


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