Atlas of Common Pain Syndromes - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781437737929, 9781455733552

Atlas of Common Pain Syndromes

3rd Edition

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Authors: Steven Waldman
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437737929
eBook ISBN: 9781455733552
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 3rd August 2011
Page Count: 408

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Noted pain authority Dr. Steven Waldman returns with a new edition of Atlas of Common Pain Syndromes. Delivering complete, concise, step-by-step visual guidance, this innovative, popular atlas equips you to effectively diagnose and manage pain syndromes commonly encountered in any clinical practice. Clearly labeled, vivid illustrations depict the physical symptoms and anatomy of each pain site, and diagnostic images demonstrate key findings from MRI, CT, and conventional radiography. With an easy-to use, templated format, and online access to the complete text and image bank at, you’ll have Dr. Waldman’s preferred approaches right at your fingertips.

Key Features

  • Avoid potential pitfalls in diagnosis and treatment of pain syndromes by referring to "Side Effects and Complications" sections in each chapter.
  • Ensure proper reimbursement with comprehensive coverage of insurance coding information.
  • Quickly and easily find the information you need thanks to highly templated chapters that explore signs and symptoms, physical findings, laboratory and radiographic testing, treatment options, clinical pearls, and diagnostic codes for each pain syndrome.
  • Accurately diagnose and treat common pain syndromes by following a step-by-step approach that progresses from signs and symptoms through physical findings, laboratory and radiographic testing, treatment options, clinical pearls, and diagnostic codes.

Table of Contents

Section 1  Headache Pain Syndromes

1 Chapter Acute Herpes Zoster of the First Division of the Trigeminal Nerve 

2 Chapter  Migraine Headache

3 Chapter  Tension-Type Headache

4 Chapter  Cluster Headache

5 Chapter Swimmer's Headache

6 Chapter Analgesic Rebound Headache

7 Chapter  Occipital Neuralgia

8 Chapter Pseudotumor Cerebri

9 Chapter Intracranial Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

 Section 2 Facial Pain Syndromes 

10 Chapter Trigeminal Neuralgia

11 Chapter Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

12 Chapter Atypical Facial Pain

13 Chapter Hyoid Syndrome

14 Chapter Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy of the Face

 Section 3 Neck and Brachial Plexus Pain Syndromes 

15 Chapter Cervical Facet Syndrome

16 Chapter Cervical Radiculopathy

17 Chapter Fibromyalgia of the Cervical Musculature

18 Chapter Cervical Strain

19 Chapter Longus Colli Tendinitis

20 Chapter Retropharyngeal Abscess

21 Chapter Cervicothoracic Interspinous Bursitis

22 Chapter Brachial Plexopathy

23 Chapter Pancoast’s Tumor Syndrome

24 Chapter Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

 Section 4 Shoulder Pain Syndromes 

25 Chapter Arthritis Pain of the Shoulder

26 Chapter Acromioclavicular Joint Pain

27 Chapter Subdeltoid Bursitis

28 Chapter Bicipital Tendinitis

29 Chapter Avascular Necrosis of the Glenohumeral Joint

30 Chapter Adhesive Capsulitis

31 Chapter Biceps Tendon Tear

32 Chapter Supraspinatus Syndrome

33 Chapter Rotator Cuff Tear

34 Chapter Deltoid Syndrome

35 Chapter Teres Major Syndrome

36 Chapter Scapulocostal Syndrome

 Section 5 Elbow Pain Syndromes 

37 Chapter Arthritis Pain of the Elbow

38 Chapter Tennis Elbow

39 Chapter Golfer’s Elbow

40 Chapter Distal Biceps Tendon Tear

41 Chapter Thrower’s Elbow

42 Chapter Anconeus Syndrome

43 Chapter Supinator Syndrome

44 Chapter Brachioradialis Syndrome

45 Chapter Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Elbow

46 Chapter Lateral Antebrachial Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment at the Elbow

47 Chapter Osteochondritis Dessicans of the Elbow

48 Chapter Olecranon Bursitis

 Section 6 Wrist Pain Syndromes 

49 Chapter Arthritis Pain of the Wrist

50 Chapter Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

51 Chapter De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

52 Chapter Arthritis Pain at the Carpometacarpal Joints

53 Chapter Ganglion Cysts of the Wrist

 Section7 Hand Pain Syndromes 

54 Chapter Trigger Thumb

55 Chapter Trigger Finger

56 Chapter Sesamoiditis of the Hand

57 Chapter Plastic Bag Palsy

58 Chapter Carpal Boss Syndrome

59 Chapter Dupuytren’s Contracture

 Section 8 Chest Wall Pain Syndromes 

60 Chapter Costosternal Syndrome

61 Chapter Manubriosternal Syndrome

62 Chapter Intercostal Neuralgia

63 Chapter Diabetic Truncal Neuropathy

64 Chapter Tietze’s Syndrome

65 Chapter Precordial Catch Syndrome

66 Chapter Fractured Ribs

67 Chapter Post-Thoracotomy Pain Syndrome

 Section 9 Thoracic Spine Pain Syndromes 

68 Chapter Acute Herpes Zoster of the Thoracic Dermatomes

69 Chapter Costovertebral Joint Syndrome

70 Chapter Postherpetic Neuralgia

71 Chapter Thoracic Vertebral Compression Fracture

 Section 10 Abdominal and Groin Pain Syndromes 

72 Chapter Acute Pancreatitis

73 Chapter Chronic Pancreatitis

74 Chapter Ilioinguinal Neuralgia

75 Chapter Genitofemoral Neuralgia

Section 11 Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint Pain Syndromes 

76 Chapter Lumbar Radiculopathy

77 Chapter Latissimus Dorsi Syndrome

78 Chapter Spinal Stenosis

79 Chapter Arachnoiditis

80 Chapter Discitis

81 Chapter Sacroiliac Joint Pain

 Section 12 Pelvic Pain Syndromes 

82 Chapter Osteitis Pubis

83 Chapter Gluteus Maximus Syndrome

84 Chapter Piriformis Syndrome

85 Chapter Ischiogluteal Bursitis

86 Chapter Levator Ani Syndrome

87 Chapter Coccydynia

 Section 13 Hip and Lower Extremity Pain Syndromes 

88 Chapter Arthritis Pain of the Hip

89 Chapter Snapping Hip Syndrome

90 Chapter Iliopectineal Bursitis

91 Chapter Ischial Bursitis

92 Chapter Meralgia Paresthetica

93 Chapter Phantom Limb Pain

94 Chapter Trochanteric Bursitis

 Section 14 Knee and Distal Lower Extremity Pain Syndromes 

95 Chapter Arthritis Pain of the Knee

96 Chapter Avascular Necrosis of the Knee Joint

97 Chapter Medial Collateral Ligament Syndrome

98 Chapter Medial Meniscal Tear

99 Chapter Anterior Cruciate Ligament Syndrome

100 Chapter Jumper's Knee

101 Chapter Runner's Knee

102 Chapter Suprapatellar Bursitis

103 Chapter Prepatellar Bursitis

104 Chapter Superficial Infrapatellar Bursitis

105 Chapter Deep Infrapatellar Bursitis

106 Chapter Osgood Schlatter Disease

107 Chapter Baker’s Cyst of the Knee

108 Chapter Pes Anserine Bursitis

109 Chapter Tennis Leg

 Section 15 Ankle Pain Syndromes 

110 Chapter Arthritis Pain of the Ankle

111 Chapter Arthritis of the Midtarsal Joints

112 Chapter Deltoid Ligament Strain

113 Chapter Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

114 Chapter Posterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

115 Chapter Achilles Tendinitis

116 Chapter Achilles Tendon Rupture

 Section 16 Foot Pain Syndromes

117 Chapter Arthritis Pain of the Toes

118 Chapter Bunion Pain

119 Chapter Morton’s Neuroma

120 Chapter Freiberg's Disease

121 Chapter Plantar Fasciitis

122 Chapter Calcaneal Spur Syndrome

123 Chapter Mallet Toe

124 Chapter Hammer Toe


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About the Author

Steven Waldman

Brief Author Bio: (150 words limit per author/editor) Steven D Waldman is an internationally recognized expert and pioneer in the specialty of Pain Medicine. Dr Waldman has received numerous awards and honors and is the author of over twenty textbooks and numerous academic articles on the specialty of Pain Management. His main clinical work is as an interventional pain management physician as well as being an active member of the medical staff at Truman Medical Center at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is a former President of the Society of Pain Practice Management (SPPM) Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Professor of Medical Humanities and Bioethics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Professor of Medical Humanities and Bioethics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Missouri U.S.A.