causalgia

noun cau·sal·gia \ kȯ-ˈzal-j(ē-)ə , -ˈsal- \

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

causalgic

play \-jik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of causalgia

New Latin, from Greek kausos fever (from kaiein to burn) + New Latin -algia


Medical Dictionary

causalgia

noun cau·sal·gia \ kȯ-ˈzal-j(ē-)ə, -ˈsal- \

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

causalgic

play \-jik\ adjective
    • causalgic pain

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