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STROKE-POST STROKE SHOULDER PAIN

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STROKE-POST STROKE SHOULDER PAIN

1. 70% to 84% of stroke patients with hemiplegia have shoulder pain.
2. 85% develop this during the spastic phase.
3. Most common causes of hemiplegic shoulder pain are CRPS Type I & soft-tissue lesions (including plexus lesions).


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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