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Left Leg close side view 15 December 2014

2016-05-19

Left Leg close side view 15 December 2014 - 2 hours before Above Knee Amputation surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary. very dry, cracked, stretched & flaky skin at front, side & back of leg and foot. Green grass-like colour of the wet area weeping down towards the foot causing chapped fold of the ankle both front and back.Hair growth, colour changes and the leg was extremely hot to go near. Allodynia in all areas of the leg was present as was extreme oedema (edema in US English) (swelling.)

Left Leg 15 Dec 2014 – 2 hrs before Above Knee Amputation. Very dry, cracked, stretched & flaky skin at front, side & back and foot. Green grass-like colour of the wet area weeping down towards the foot causing chapped fold of the ankle both front and back. Hair growth, colour changes. Allodynia was present as was extreme oedema (edema in US) (swelling.)

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I'm a barrister, advocate & sufferer of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). I am also a bilateral (double) above knee amputee due to aggressive symptoms of CRPS. However I want to help all those affected by this devastating condition which includes those living with CRPS, their loved ones, families, carers and friends. Please help spread awareness of this debilitating and life-changing condition - CRPS. We need your support!

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