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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Raynaud's phenomenon is a common but under-recognised condition.
In the same vein there is also Raynaud's Phenomenon, a restriction in blood vessels that could make someone feel cold, among other symptoms.
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It could be: Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where the blood vessels in your hands (or feet) constrict due to cold intolerance.
Calcinosis cutis of the fingertip associated with Raynaud's phenomenon.
Raynaud's phenomenon, first described in the mid-1800s by Maurice Raynaud, is a considered a vascular disease present in 3% to 5% of the general population.
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Raynaud's phenomenon is a common condition thought to affect up to 10 million people in the UK.
RAYNAUD'S phenomenon is thought to affect up to 10 million people in the UK.
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