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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