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Treatment of complex regional pain syndrome using free-flap surgery: a case report

Authors Seo DK, Lee HS, Hong JP, Seo JH, Shin JW

Received 17 August 2017

Accepted for publication 16 October 2017

Published 24 November 2017 Volume 2017:10 Pages 2699—2702

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/JPR.S149379

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Katherine Hanlon

Dong-Kyo Seo,1 Ho-Seong Lee,2 Joon Pio Hong,3 Jeong-Ho Seo,4 Jin Woo Shin5

1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, GangNeung Asan Hospital, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, GangNeung-si, South Korea; 2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 3Department of Plastic Surgery, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, South Korea; 4Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Cheil Orthopedic Hospital, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea; 5Department of Anesthesia, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, South Korea

Abstract: Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic progressive illness with sensory, autonomic, trophic, and motor abnormalities. Treatment is difficult and controversial. We report the results of free-flap and vein wrapping of the superficial peroneal nerve surgery to treat complex regional pain syndrome.

Keywords: foot, ankle, superficial peroneal nerve, vein wrapping

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