CAUSALGIA

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n. a condition of aching, burning pain that results from peripheral nerve injury. In acute cases, it is often caused by a deep wound inflicted by a knife or a bullet. As a chronic condition, it is characterized by intense pain, redness, and swelling.

CAUSALGIA: "Causalgia is an intense, burning pain experienced distally as a result of peripheral nerve injury."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CAUSALGIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/causalgia/ (accessed June 29, 2022).

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