reflex sympathetic dystrophy

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1870
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A definition of the term "reflex sympathetic dystrophy" is presented. It refers to an abnormal response of the facial nerves or those of other extremities. It is usually accompanied by pain, dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system, instability of the vasomotor nervous system or the swelling of tissues.


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