Raynaud's phenomenon

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Ray·naud's phenomenon

Narrowing of the arteries and arterioles of the fingers and toes, often triggered by cold or stress, resulting in blanching, cyanosis, numbness, pain, and, in extreme cases, gangrene.

[After Maurice Raynaud (1834-1881), French physician.]

Raynaud's phenomenon

n. fenómeno de Raynaud, síntomas asociados con el síndrome de Raynaud.
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