The menacing phantom: What pulls the trigger?

Melita Joy Giummarra, Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis, Michael E R Nicholls, Stephen Gibson, Michael Chou, John Bradshaw

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Abstract

Phantom phenomena are frequent following amputation, but how this often painful experience is modified or triggered by spontaneous events or sensations often puzzles amputees and clinicians alike. We explored triggers of phantom phenomena in a heterogeneous sample of 264 upper and lower limb adult amputees with phantom sensations
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)691 - 698
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Journal of Pain
Volume15
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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