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Thursday, April 17, 2014
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy and RA
Can you tell me what Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy is and what are the symptoms? Are they similar to RA sympotoms?
This is a totally different case than RA. RSD is a disease of the nerve as a result of an injury to the nerve. It has symptoms of increase pain and sensitivity, changes in the skin and the bone.
Hammam Akbik, MD, FIPP
Formerly, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati