Ilizarov Stump Lenthening Can Aggravate Phantom Limb Pain � a Case Report

Igorevich Novikov, Konstantin and Subramanyam, Koushik and Kolesnikov, Sergey V. and Chegurov, Oleg K. and Kolesnikova, Elina S. and Mundargi, Abhishek V. (2018) Ilizarov Stump Lenthening Can Aggravate Phantom Limb Pain � a Case Report. The Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery, 6 (3). pp. 240-242.

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Abstract

Ilizarov is an accepted technique for lengthening short amputation stumps to improve prosthetic function andrehabilitation. The relation of stump lengthening and phantom limb pain (PLP) has not been reported in literature.We present here a case report of a transfemoral amputee who had a flare up of PLP following stump lengthening.He responded well to a combination of pharmacological therapy and soft tissue manipulative techniques and desiredlength was achieved. This report alerts the possibility of aggravation of PLP following stump lengthening and discussesits management.Level of evidence: V

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WE Musculoskeletal system
WO Surgery
Divisions: Journals > Archives of Bone & Joint Surgery
Depositing User: abjs abjs
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2018 12:08
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2018 12:08
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/10033

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