Complex regional pain syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Paul Simkin

Presentation

Ongoing right hand pain, 3 months following distal radius fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

There is diffuse periarticular osteopenia involving all joints distal to the fracture site, more severe than what was seen on the previous study. This is consistent with a complex regional pain syndrome.

Modality: X-ray

Earlier x-ray for comparison (6 weeks prior to current images)

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Case Information

rID: 30474
Case created: 13th Aug 2014
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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