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Phantom Limb

Sensation in the area formerly occupied by an amputated extremity.

Example: The patient lost his left arm above the elbow in an auto accident. He sometimes awakens to feel pain in the missing hand.

Phantom Limb
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Phantom Limb. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 15, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/phantom-limb/