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Pain felt in a part of the body other than its actual source.
- ‘Symptoms of acute coronary syndrome include chest pain, referred pain, nausea, vomiting, dyspnea, diaphoresis, and light-headedness.’
- ‘Clinically, abdominal pain falls into three categories: visceral pain, parietal pain, and referred pain.’
- ‘For each organ the pain is usually most severe at its primary site and is variably perceived at secondary sites (also called areas of referred pain or projections of pain).’
- ‘Patients with radicular pain were excluded unless leg pain was caused by referred pain.’
- ‘Palpation of these trigger points may cause referred pain to the lateral aspect of the affected knee.’
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