Introduction: Referred pain
Description of 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".
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Referred pain: Related Topics
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Referred pain as a Disease
Referred pain: Type of or association with medical condition Pain.
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...more »
Referred pain (symptom): See Referred pain (symptom information).
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Broader terms for Referred pain
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Hierarchical classifications of Referred pain
The following list attempts to classify Referred pain into categories where each line is subset of the next.
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