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What is the difference between neuralgia and causalgia symptoms?

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Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management 36 years experience
They are the same.: Neuralgia, means “sick nerves”. Causagia is an old medical description for burning pain from nerve damage. Both refer to symptoms secondary to damaged nerves.
Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management 36 years experience
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Correction: Neuralgia means nerve pain, not "sick nerves". Sorry about the inaccuracy. DT
Jul 14, 2012

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What are the differences between neuralgia and causalgia?

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Causalgia- Neuralgia: Causalgia (CRPS) is a rare pain syndrome related to partial peripheral nerve injuries. Neuralgia is neuropathic disorder characterized by intermittent of intense pain (trigeminal neuralgia).

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