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Cynthia McCullough of Charlotte told her insurer that reflex sympathetic dystrophy left her unable to bathe and dress.
The injury led to the development of reflex sympathetic dystrophy, also known as complex regional pain syndrome, which has no cure.
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medical Definition of reflex sympathetic dystrophy
- Reflex sympathetic dystrophy is a pain syndrome of unknown pathophysiology that affects the foot or the hand. The disorder may be caused by trauma or surgery or may develop spontaneously.
- —Marius A. Kemler et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 31 Aug. 2000
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