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New hope for patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown for the first time that the majority of patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), a severe post-traumatic pain condition in the limbs, have specific blood antibodies that may activate the condition. CRPS is associated with both regional and sensory pain and bone and skin changes; the causes of CRPS, however, are yet to be fully understood. The team examined the blood from patients who had previously participated in a trial on

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New hope for patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown for the first time that the majority of patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), a severe post-traumatic pain condition in the limbs, have specific blood antibodies that may activate the condition. CRPS is associated with both regional and sensory pain and bone and skin changes; the causes of CRPS, however, are yet to be fully understood. The team examined the blood from patients who had previously participated in a trial on