Raynauds Syndrome of the Foot

"Secondary Raynaud's; Bilateral arterial and arteriolar cyanosis of the fingers due to vasoconstriction of uncertain cause; may be brought on by low temperatures or emotional stress.
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  • Nails become brittle with longitudinal ridges
  • Atrophy of the skin, subcutaneous tissues, and muscle
  • Ulceration and ischemic gangrene
  • Pain within the affected extremitie
  • Discoloration (paleness)
  • Sensations of cold and/or numbness
  • Result of vasospasms that decrease blood supply to the respective regions
  • Connective tissue disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Beta-blockers
  • Jobs involving vibration, particularly drilling, suffer from vibration white finger
  • Physical trauma
  • Lyme Disease
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Treat the underlying cause
  • Vasodilators



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