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Table 2 Reported incidence of CRPS following fractures of the upper and lower limbs

From: Complex regional pain syndrome: a recent update

Region Antecedent Event Study Incidence
Upper limb Distal radius fracture Jellad et al. 2014 [21] 32.2% (29:61)
Dijkstra et al. 2003 [22] 1.1% (1:87)
Colles’ fracture Bickerstaff and Kanis 1994 [23] 28.1% (77:197)
Atkins et al. 1990 [24] 36.7% (22:38)
Wrist fracture Beerthuizen et al. 2012 [20] 7.9% (18:209)
Scaphoid fracture Beerthuizen et al. 2012 [20] 0% (0:27)
Lower limb Tibial fracture Sarangi et al. 1993 [19] 30% (9:21)
Ankle fracture Beerthuizen et al. 2012 [20] 15.2% (21:117)
Fifth metatarsal fracture Beerthuizen et al. 2012 [20] 2.9% (3:100)