TITLE

reflex sympathetic dystrophy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1870
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21243730

 

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