REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 A disorder of the sympathetic nervous system after a localized injury. May result in pain, loss of minerals from the bone, inability to use the affected body part, or other problems. REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY: "Reflex sympathetic dystrophy is a type of complex regional pain syndrome." Related Psychology Terms MYASTHENIA GRAVIS AUTONOMIC HYPERACTIVITY BONE-CONDUCTION TESTING TISSUE DAMAGE SYMPATHETIC CHAIN CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME (CTS) MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY (MD) ATAXIA AUTONOMIC GANGLIA AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reflex-sympathetic-dystrophy/ (accessed November 30, 2020).