TITLE

Erythromelalgia: An Underrecognized Manifestation of Small-Fiber Neuropathy

AUTHOR(S)
Kumar, Neeraj; Davis, Mark D. P.
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2006, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p1001
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a discussion of an underrecognized manifestation of small-fiber neuropathy in erythromelalgia. It states that erythromelalgia is classified by intermittent heat, redness, and pain affecting the extremeties of the body. It mentions that vasculopathy and neuropathy usually coexist, and erythromelalgia may symbolize a predominant small-fiber neuropathy with disturbed control of vascular tone.
ACCESSION #
21973038

 

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