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- n. An intense burning pain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, an intense burning pain.
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- n. a burning pain in a limb along the course of a peripheral nerve; usually associated with skin changes
CRPS II, previously called causalgia (a term coined in the American Civil War when it was first diagnosed), follows partial damage to a nerve.
Since then the phenomenon has been observed and reported on by thousands of doctors, acquiring over the years a bewildering collection of names, including causalgia (Greek for