TITLE

RAYNAUD'S DISEASE, RAYNAUD'S PHENOMENON, AND SEROTONIN

AUTHOR(S)
Halpern, Alfred; Kuhn, Paul H.; Shaftel, Herbert E.; Samuels, Saul S.; Shaftel, Norman; Selman, David; Birch, Herbert G.
PUB. DATE
June 1960
SOURCE
Angiology;Jun1960 Part 1, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p151
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The proposed mechanisms of the symptomology for Raynaud's disease and Raynaud's phenomenon have been reviewed, and these have been extended to include the role of serotonin in both the initiation and propagation of the digital symptoms.
ACCESSION #
16365448

 

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