"Phantom Limb" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Perception of painful and nonpainful phantom sensations that occur following the complete or partial loss of a limb. The majority of individuals with an amputated extremity will experience the impression that the limb is still present, and in many cases, painful. (From Neurol Clin 1998 Nov;16(4):919-36; Brain 1998 Sep;121(Pt 9):1603-30)
- Phantom Limb
- Limb, Phantom
- Limbs, Phantom
- Phantom Limbs
- Phantom Sensation
- Phantom Sensations
- Sensation, Phantom
- Sensations, Phantom
Phantom Limb Pain
- Phantom Limb Pain
- Limb Pain, Phantom
- Limb Pains, Phantom
- Pain, Phantom Limb
- Pains, Phantom Limb
- Phantom Limb Pains
- Phantom Pain
- Pain, Phantom
- Pains, Phantom
- Phantom Pains
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Phantom Limb" by people in Profiles.
Ambron E, Buxbaum LJ, Miller A, Stoll H, Kuchenbecker KJ, Coslett HB. Virtual Reality Treatment Displaying the Missing Leg Improves Phantom Limb Pain: A Small Clinical Trial. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2021 12; 35(12):1100-1111.
Therrien AS, Howard C, Buxbaum LJ. Aberrant activity in an intact residual muscle is associated with phantom limb pain in above-knee amputees. J Neurophysiol. 2021 06 01; 125(6):2135-2143.
Esquenazi A. Amputation rehabilitation and prosthetic restoration. From surgery to community reintegration. Disabil Rehabil. 2004 Jul 22-Aug 5; 26(14-15):831-6.