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."
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