Abstract Title:

Complex regional pain syndrome type 1 and scurvy.

Abstract Source:

Indian Pediatr. 2009 Jun ;46(6):529-31. PMID: 19556664

Abstract Author(s):

Ravindra Kumar, Anju Aggarwal, M M A Faridi

Article Affiliation:

Ravindra Kumar


A 5 year old female developed features of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) i.e excessive pain to touch, decreased sweating and edema of left ankle 2 years after fracture of left tibia. Gum bleeding, petechiae and pseudoparalysis and suggestive radiograph characterized scurvy. Hyperesthesia improved and child walked with support following administration of vitamin C.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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