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Shoulder-hand syndrome

Shoulder-hand syndrome: Introduction

Shoulder-hand syndrome: also known as Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition that mainly affects the arms and legs. See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Shoulder-hand syndrome, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Shoulder-hand syndrome:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Shoulder-hand syndrome. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Shoulder-hand syndrome: Symptom Checker

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Shoulder-hand syndrome: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Shoulder-hand syndrome

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Causes of Shoulder-hand syndrome listed in Disease Database:

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Article Excerpts about Shoulder-hand syndrome

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS) is a chronic condition... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome , or RSDS, is accompanied by burning pain and hypersensitivity... (Source: excerpt from Pain -- Hope Through Research: NINDS)

Definitions of Shoulder-hand syndrome:

A syndrome characterized by severe burning pain in an extremity accompanied by sudomotor, vasomotor, and trophic changes in bone without an associated specific nerve injury. This condition is most often precipitated by trauma to soft tissue or nerve complexes. The skin over the affected region is usually erythematous and demonstrates hypersensitivity to tactile stimuli and erythema. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1360; Pain 1995 Oct;63(1):127-33)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Shoulder-hand syndrome

The list below shows some of the causes of Shoulder-hand syndrome mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Shoulder-hand syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Shoulder-hand syndrome. Of the 6 causes of Shoulder-hand syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Shoulder-hand syndrome:

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Causes of Shoulder-hand syndrome Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Shoulder-hand syndrome:

    Sudek's osteodystrophy, Reflex sympathetic osteodystrophy, Algodystrophic syndrome, Algodystrophy, Algoneurodystrophy, Complex regional pain syndrome type 1
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Shoulder-hand syndrome:

    Medical Conditions associated with Shoulder-hand syndrome:

    Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Shoulder symptoms (113 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)

    Symptoms related to Shoulder-hand syndrome:

    Shoulder pain (107 causes), Redness (534 causes), Shoulder stiffness (15 causes), Limited joint mobility, Muscle atrophy (351 causes), Loss of sensation

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