Atlas of Uncommon Pain Syndromes

3rd Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: Steven Waldman
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455709991
eBook ISBN: 9781455709984
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 6th June 2013
Page Count: 400


Obtain optimal diagnostic results from the field’s foremost pain expert! Noted authority Steven D. Waldman, MD, JD, offers complete, concise, and highly visual guidance on the diagnosis of more than 100 uncommon pain syndromes less frequently encountered in daily practice. Vivid illustrations depict the physical symptoms and anatomy of each pain site as well as key imaging findings involving techniques such as MRI, CT, and conventional radiograph. It’s the effective, easy-access resource you need to evaluate uncommon pain syndromes and sharpen your diagnostic skills.

Key Features

  • Uses a consistent format to explore each pain syndrome, progressing through diagnostic codes • signs and
    • Accurately diagnose and treat uncommon pain syndromes by following a step-by-step approach that progresses from signs and symptoms through physical findings, laboratory and radiographic testing, treatment options, and clinical pearls.
    • Recognize the visual manifestations of pain with help from nearly 400 vivid illustrations—more than 100 new to this edition, many in color—depicting the physical symptoms and anatomy of each pain site, and diagnostic images demonstrating key findings from MRI, CT, and conventional radiography.

      • Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with complete updates throughout including new chapters on SUNCT Headache, Primary Thunderclap Headache, Hypnic Headache, Nummular Headache, Atypical Odontalgia, Burning Mouth Syndrome, Nervus Intermedius Neuralgia, Red Ear Syndrome, Clival Chordoma Syndrome, Glomus Tumor of the Shoulder, Osteonecrosis of the Elbow Joint, Driver’s Elbow, Boxer’s Knuckle, Trigger Wrist, Superior Cluneal Nerve Entrapment Syndrome, Clitoral Priapism, Breaststroker’s Knee, Glomus Tumor of the Knee, and Fabella Syndrome.


    • Quickly and easily find the information you need thanks to highly templated chapters.
    • Confidently overcome the clinical challenges you’re likely to face with well-rounded guidance from this companion volume to Dr. Waldman’s Atlas of Common Pain Syndromes, 3rd Edition.
    • Access the complete text and illustrations online at, fully searchable.

Table of Contents

·       Headache & Facial Pain Syndromes

1.     Ice Pick Headache

2.     Supraorbital Neuralgia

3.     Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicrania

4.     Charlin's Syndrome

5.     Sexual Headache

6.     Cough Headache

7.     SUNCT Headache*

8.     Primary Thunderclap Headache*

9.     Hypnic Headache*

10.  Nummular Headache*

11.  Headache Associated With Temporal Arteritis

12.  Post-Dural Puncture Headache

13.  Ramsey-Hunt Syndrome

14.  Eagle's Syndrome

15.  Atypical Odontalgia*

16.  Burning Mouth Syndrome*

17.  Nervus Intermedius Neuralgia*

18.  Red Ear Syndrome*

19.  Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia


·       Neck & Brachial Plexus Pain Syndromes

20.  Clival Chordoma Syndrome*

21.  Spasmotic Torticollis

22.  Cervicothoracic Interspinous Bursitis

23.  Scapulocostal Syndrome

24.  Parsnage-Turner Syndrome

25.  Hyoid Syndrome

26.  Omohyoid Syndrome

27.  Neck-Tongue Syndrome


·       Shoulder Pain Syndromes

28.  Supraspinatus Tendinitis

29.  Infraspinatus Tendinitis

30.  Subacromial Impingement Syndrome

31.  Os Acrominale Syndrome

32.  Glomus Tumor of the Shoulder*

33.  Pectoralis Major Tear Syndrome

34.  Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment

35.  Quadrilateral Space Syndrome


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About the Author

Steven Waldman

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Dean, Chairman and Professor, Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics, Clinical professor of Anesthesiology, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri