Raynaud's syndrome


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Raynaud's syndrome

A vascular, or circulatory system, disorder which is characterized by abnormally cold hands and feet. This chilling effect is caused by constriction of the blood vessels in the extremities, and occurs when the hands and feet are exposed to cold weather. Emotional stress can also trigger the cold symptoms.
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It has been suggested that peripheral vascular events, manifested by Raynaud's syndrome, occur more frequently during IFN-a than thus far known.
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Raynaud's syndrome is a condition that causes some areas of the body-such as fingers, toes, the tip of the nose and ears-to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress.
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A IF you have Raynaud's syndrome, Joan, you may have noticed a characteristic change in the skin of your fingers and toes when exposed to cold or emotional stress.
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It is also used to treat erectile dysfunction or impotence, peripheral arterial failure, and diabetic micro and macro angiopathy, as well as Raynaud's Syndrome, which causes repeated episodes of tightening of arteries supplying blood to the fingers, making the fingers or toes become pale, cold and numb.
Raynaud's syndrome or other auto-immune syndromes are also common.