causalgia


cau·sal·gia

noun \k-ˈzal-j(ē-)ə, -ˈsal-\

Definition of CAUSALGIA

:  a constant usually burning pain resulting from injury to a peripheral nerve
cau·sal·gic \-jik\ adjective

Origin of CAUSALGIA

New Latin, from Greek kausos fever (from kaiein to burn) + New Latin -algia
First Known Use: 1872

cau·sal·gia

noun \k-ˈzal-j(ē-)ə, -ˈsal-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CAUSALGIA

: a constant usually burning pain that results from injury to a peripheral nerve and is often considered a type of complex regional pain syndrome
cau·sal·gic \-jik\ adjective

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