shoulder-hand syndrome(redirected from posttraumatic osteoporosis of the upper extremity)
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a disorder of the upper limb characterized by pain and stiffness in the shoulder, with puffy swelling and pain in the ipsilateral hand; it sometimes occurs after myocardial infarction but can also be produced by other causes.
complex regional pain syndrome type I
diffuse persistent pain usually in an extremity often associated with vasomotor disturbances, trophic changes, and limitation or immobility of joints; frequently follows some local injury.
a neuromuscular condition characterized by pain and stiffness in the shoulder and arm, limited joint motion, swelling of the hand, muscle atrophy, and decalcification of the underlying bones. The condition occurs most commonly after myocardial infarction.