Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Outlook

What to expect with reflex sympathetic dystrophy:

  • The outcome depends on the severity and location of reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy may lead to significant disability, especially in the elderly.

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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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