Motor Nerve Conduction Study in Raynaud's Phenomenon

Cavallaro, A.; Di Marzo, L.; Mattioli, G. L.
April 1986
Angiology;Apr1986, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p294
Academic Journal
The term Raynaud's phenomenon is the eponym of a clinical picture culminating into and dominated by accessorial vasomotor crysis which are triggered by different stimuli (cold, cigarette smoking, emotional stress); cold sensitivity however, is a rather constant feature. Little is known about peripheral nerve involvement in Raynaud's phenomenon but for cases secondary to thoracic outlet syndrome or to primary neuro- logic diseases, systemic or not. The aim of the present work was to evaluate non-invasively the involvement of arterial flow as well as of nerve function in subjects complaining of Raynaud's phenomenon.


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