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Acupuncture relieves phantom limb pain

Pub Med

Phantom limb pain and phantom limb sensation are common and distressing sequelae of amputation. Current pain management following amputation is challenging and unsatisfying. In this case study, a 74-year-old woman underwent above-knee amputation because of the rhabdomyosarcoma in the right leg. Despite several analgesics, pain was poorly controlled. The phantom …

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