Differentiation and treatment of phantom sensation, phantom pain, and residual-limb pain

Jonathan Finnoff

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Abstract

This article defines the three major forms of postamputation sensation1) phantom sensation, 2) phantom pain, and 3) residual-limb pain. Proposed etiologies for phantom pain are discussed. The literature on current diagnoses and treatments for each of the three postamputation sensations is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-33
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
Volume91
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

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