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What does phantom pain mean?

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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Pain at amputation

Phantom pain is pain that feel like it is occurring in a body part that has been amputated and is not present anymore.
The "phantom" is the limb that is missing.

In brief: Pain at amputation

Phantom pain is pain that feel like it is occurring in a body part that has been amputated and is not present anymore.
The "phantom" is the limb that is missing.
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
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In brief: Phantom Limb

Phantom limb or phantom pain is the sensation that an amputee has of pain (or even itching) to the part of the body that is no longer present.

In brief: Phantom Limb

Phantom limb or phantom pain is the sensation that an amputee has of pain (or even itching) to the part of the body that is no longer present.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Phantom pain

This is pain that the brain perceives to be coming from a part of the body that no longer exists e.
g. Pain from an amputated arm or leg.

In brief: Phantom pain

This is pain that the brain perceives to be coming from a part of the body that no longer exists e.
g. Pain from an amputated arm or leg.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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