shoulder-hand syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of shoulder-hand syndrome

: reflex sympathetic dystrophy affecting the upper extremities and characterized by pain in and stiffening of the shoulder followed by swelling and stiffening of the hand and fingers

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“Shoulder-hand syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/shoulder-hand%20syndrome. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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