chronic

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Related to Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome: causalgia, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

chronic

Medicine (of a disease) developing slowly, or of long duration

chronic

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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Both men and women who are dental patients undergoing removal of impacted third molars (wisdom teeth); have chronic regional pain syndrome type 1, or CRPS-I (also called reflex sympathetic dystrophy); have chronic regional pain syndrome type 2, or CRPS-II are eligible.
The 26-year-old, who serves in the Army's Coldstream Guards, suffers from chronic regional pain syndrome and nerve damage after his knee swelled up while on the Salisbury Plain two years ago.
Elana is an example of the 10 to 20 children each year who are treated at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford for chronic regional pain syndrome, or CRPS -- a mystifying condition in which the brain registers severe, unrelenting pain in an affected limb without any obvious physiological cause.

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