erythromelalgia


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erythromelalgia

[ə‚rith·rō·mə′lal·jē·ə]
(medicine)
A cutaneous vasodilation of the feet or, more rarely, of the hands; characterized by redness, mottling, changes in skin temperature, and neuralgic pains. Also known as acromelalgia; Mitchell's disease.
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Headache, erythromelalgia and facial plethora is present in 100% of the patients (Table 1).
Thermoregulatory sweat testing and other neurologic evaluations of 32 erythromelalgia patients showed that people with the syndrome do not sweat in all or part of their bodies, he reported.
Some patients experience vasomotor symptoms like headaches, visual disturbances, light headedness, atypical chest pain, distal paresthesias, erythromelalgia.
7 channel mutation associated with hereditary erythromelalgia contributes to neuronal hyperexcitability and displays reduced lidocaine sensitivity.
One set of gain-of-function mutations produces erythromelalgia or the "man-on-fire" syndrome in which dysfunctional Nav1.
Francis described erythromelalgia as a "mysterious condition" in which an increase in blood flow and temperature in the extremities strangely corresponds to a decrease in tissue oxygenation due to dysfunctions of the precapillary sphincters and arteriovenous shunts, said Dr.
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The new wing will house the Yale Center's ongoing pain studies in patients with an inherited pain syndrome known as erythromelalgia or "man on fire" syndrome.