"Phantom Limb" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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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