Year 2019, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 428 - 432 2019-03-04

Foot-ankle involvement of complex regional pain syndrome associated with pregnancy

Rabia Aydoğan Baykara [1] , Göksel Tuzcu [2] , Pınar Karabacak [3] , Adem Küçük [4]

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Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a condition which develops after a painful incident and characterized by allodynia/hyperalgesia, edema, skin anomalies and anomaly in blood flow and abnormal sudomotor activities independent of the precipitating incident. It is a rare condition in pregnancy and difficult to distinguish from pelvis and lower extremity pains which are inherent in pregnancy. Hips are typically involved, symmetrical involvement of feet and ankles are rarely reported; has a benign course however it is important to diagnose and treat due to fracture risk. Herein, we have presented a 28-year-old patient who came to us in week 32 of her pregnancy and gave birth in week 36 and diagnosed CRPS with bilateral involvement of foot and ankle. 

Pregnancy, complex regional pain syndrome, symmetrical foot-ankle involvement
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-0542-266X
Author: Rabia Aydoğan Baykara (Primary Author)
Institution: Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Malatya Training and Research Hospital, Malatya, Turkey.
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-3957-1770
Author: Göksel Tuzcu
Institution: Department of Radiology, Balikesir State Hospital, Balıkesir, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-6210-5962
Author: Pınar Karabacak
Institution: Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Malatya Training and Research Hospital, Malatya, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-2357-3712
Author: Adem Küçük
Institution: Department of Rheumatology, Necmettin Erbakan University School of Medicine, Konya, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: March 4, 2019

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