|The attached PDF file document SSR 03-2p, SSR on RSDS.pdf,
was published in the Federal Register on October 20, 2003 (68 FR 59971) and became
effective as of that date. This ruling explains Social Security policies for
developing and evaluating Title II and Title XVI claims for disability on the basis of
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSDS), also frequently known as Complex Regional
Pain Syndrome, Type I (CRPS). These terms are synonymous and are used to describe a unique
clinical syndrome that may develop following trauma. This syndrome is characterized
by complaints of intense pain and typically includes signs of autonomic dysfunction.
To view this ruling in PDF format please click on this
link: SSR on
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This ruling is also available at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html
If you have any questions, please contact Carolyn Kiefer
at (410) 965-9104 or by email at Carolyn.Kiefer@ssa.gov
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