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Criteria of Atkins et al for Algodystrophy (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) Following a Colles Fracture

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Atkins et al identified a number of features indicating algodystrophy (reflex sympathetic dystrophy) that occur in patients who have had a Colles' fracture. This is relatively common but may be unappreciated unless specifically looked for by the clinician. The authors are from the University of Sheffield Medical School in England.

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