Phantom Pain from Body Part/Limb Removal

It turns out there are many studies on this issue. Make sure you and your surgeon/doctor are aware of possible treatments.

Here are some articles on it.

Surgery & Nerve Injuries

Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 10/01

Pain Site, Amputation Pain, Back Pain

J Pain, 4/91 Clarification of mild, moderate, severe

Hypnosis: Useful, Neglected, Available

Am J Hosp Palliat care, 9-10/99

Clinical Mgment of Phantom Pain:Hypnosis
Group Therapy & Hypnosis w/Metastatic Breast Pain
Phantom Limb Pain & Paclitaxel Neurotoxicity

Mayo Clin Proc, 7/00

Postmastectomy Pain Syndrome

Cancer Nurs, 2/96

Pediatric Amputees & Phantom Limb Pain

Mayo Clin Proc, 4/95

Prevalance in Pediatric Amputees
QOL in Osteosarcoma Survivors
Phantom Pain

Oncology, 3/94 Decision tree in full article

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