What is post amputation pain?

Post amputation pain is the feeling of pain that is felt post amputation and may be due to various causes. The sensation of pain may affect the residual limb or can even affect the ?limb? which has been amputated - commonly referred to as a phantom limb.

Following an amputation, there are several types of sensations that should be discussed when referring to post-amputation pain. Post amputation pain can be broadly classified as stump pain or phantom pain.

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