Introduction: Raynaud's phenomenon


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Raynaud's phenomenon: Blood vessel constriction attacks affecting fingers and/or toes.

Raynaud's phenomenon: A disorder of the small blood vessels of the extremities, causing coldness and reduced blood flow. In response to cold or anxiety, these vessels go into spasms, causing pain, the sensations of burning and tingling, and color changes.1

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1. excerpt from Handout on Health Scleroderma: NIAMS

Last revision: June 12, 2003

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