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Referred pain

Introduction: Referred pain

Description of Referred pain

Referred pain: Pain felt in a body part different to where it is expected to be felt. For example an abscess under the diaphragm may cause shoulder pain. Also called synalgia.

Referred pain: pain that is felt at a place in the body different from the injured or diseased part where the pain would be expected; "angina pectoris can cause referred pain in the left shoulder"; "pain in the right shoulder can be referred pain from gallbladder disease".
Source: WordNet 2.1

Referred pain: Related Topics

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Referred pain as a Disease

Referred pain: Type of or association with medical condition Pain.
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Referred pain: Related Diseases

Referred pain: Referred pain is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Referred pain as a subtype of Pain

Pain (medical condition): A feeling of suffering, agony, distress caused by the stimulation of pain fibres in the nervous system

Pain (medical condition): For a detailed analysis of possible conditions causing pain, see pain as a symptom.

Referred pain as a Symptom

Referred pain (symptom): term used to describe the phenomenon of pain perceived at a...more »

Referred pain (symptom): See Referred pain (symptom information).

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Broader terms for Referred pain

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Referred pain

The following list attempts to classify Referred pain into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • hurting,pain
  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

Source: WordNet 2.1

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