Atlas of Uncommon Pain Syndromes - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781455709991, 9781455709984

Atlas of Uncommon Pain Syndromes

3rd Edition

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

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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


·       Elbow Pain Syndromes

36.  Pronator Syndrome

37.  Cubital Bursitis

38.  Anconeus Epitrochlearis

39.  Os Supratrochochleare

40.  Osteonecrosis of the Elbow Joint*

41.  Triceps Tendinitis

42.  Radial Tunnel Syndrome

43.  Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

44.  Driver’s Elbow*

45.  Anterior Interosseus Syndrome


·       Wrist & Hand Pain Syndromes

46.  Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome

47.  Cheiralgia Paresthetica

48.  Secretan’s Syndrome

49.  Foreign Body Synovitis

50.  Glomus Tumor of the Hand

51.  Boxer’s Knuckle*

52.  Triangular Fibrocartilage Tear Syndrome

53.  Scapulolunate Ligament Tear Syndrome

54.  Lunotriquetral Instability Pain Syndrome

55.  Keinböck's Disease

56.  Avascular Necrosis of The Scaphoid

57.  Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Tendinitis

58.  Flexor Carpi Radialis Tendinitis

59.  Trigger Wrist*


·       Chest Wall Pain Syndromes

60.  Devil’s Grip

61.  Sternoclavicular Joint Pain

62.  Post-Mastectomy Pain

63.  Sternalis Syndrome

64.  Manubriosternal Joint Pain

65.  Xiphoidynia

66.  Serratus Anterior Muscle Syndrome

67.  Slipping Rib Syndrome

68.  Winged Scapula Syndrome


·       Abdominal & Groin Pain Syndromes

69.  Abdominal Cutaneous N. Entrapment

70.  Acute Intermittent Porphyria

71.  Radiation Enteritis

72.  Liver Pain

73.  Abdominal Angina


·       Lumbar Spine & Sacroiliac Joint Pain Syndrome

74.  Epidural Abscess

75.  Multiple Myeloma

76.  Paget's Disease of Bone

77.  Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis

78.  Spondylolythesis

79.  Ankylosing Spondylitis

80.  Superior Cluneal Nerve Entrapment Syndrome*

81.  Lumbar Myofascial Pain Syndrome


·       Pelvic Pain Syndromes

82.  Proctalgia Fugax

83.  Prostatodynia

84.  Gluteus Medius Pain Syndrome

85.  Orchalgia

86.  Vulvodynia

87.  Clitoral Priapism*

88.  Gluteal Bursitis

89.  Levator Ani Syndrome


·       Hip & Lower Extremity Pain Syndromes

90.  Avascular Necrosis Of The Femoral Head

91.  Psoas Bursitis

92.  Femoral Neuropathy

93.  Saphenous Neuralgia

94.  Obturator Neuralgia

95.  Adductor Tendinitis

96.  Iliopectinate Bursitis Pain Syndrome

97.  Snapping Hip Syndrome


·       Knee Pain Syndromes

98.   Tibiofibular Pain Syndrome

99.   Jumper’s Knee

100.          Semimembranous Insertion Syndrome

101.         Coronary Ligament Strain

102.         Breaststroker’s Knee*

103.         Quadriceps Expansion Syndrome

104.         Runner’s Knee

105.         Glomus Tumor of the Knee*

106.         Iliotibial Band Bursitis

107.         Fabella Syndrome*

108.         Hamstring Tenosynovitis

109.         Pes Anserine Bursitis


·       Ankle & Foot Pain Syndromes

110.         Subtalar Joint Pain

111.         Midtarsal Joint Pain

112.         Posterior Tibial Tendon Tear

113.         Achilles Bursitis

114.         Anterior Talofibular Pain Syndrome

115.         Accessory Navicular Pain Syndrome

116.         Fibulocalcaneal Pain Syndrome

117.         Os Trigonum Pain Syndrome

118.         Bunionette Pain

119.         Sesamoiditis

120.         Metatarsalgia

121.         Submetatarsal Adventitial Bursitis



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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, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.