phantom limb syndrome

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syndrome consisting of discomfort or pain in a limb that has been amputated

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The most common postinjury complications for all servicemembers who incurred an amputation were phantom limb syndrome (n = 126, 56.
Doctors in America are currently developing Mirror Box Therapy - an approach generally used to treat people who have had limbs amputated for medical reasons, and are experiencing phantom limb syndrome.
Sometimes compared to phantom limb syndrome, CBS affects individuals with diminished eyesight whose brains attempt to compensate for the loss of normal input.
His first best-seller, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, describes patients struggling to live with conditions ranging from Tourette's syndrome to autism, phantom limb syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.