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Prognosis of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome

Prognosis of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome: Prognosis depends largely on timely diagnosis and use of early aggressive therapy. ...see also Overview of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome

Prognosis for Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome: Good progress can be made in treating RSDS if treatment is begun early, ideally within three months of the first symptoms. Early treatment often results in remission. If treatment is delayed, however, the disorder can quickly spread to the entire limb, and changes in bone and muscle may become irreversible. In 50 percent of RSDS cases, pain persists longer than 6 months and sometimes for years. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome

Onset of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome: CRPS is most common in people aged 20-35. The syndrome also can occur in children.

Complications:

Complications of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome may include:

Complications of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome from the Diseases Database include:


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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome usually refers to the likely outcome of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome. The prognosis of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome may include the duration of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, chances of complications of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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