Raynaud syndrome

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Ray·naud syn·drome

idiopathic paroxysmal bilateral cyanosis of the digits due to arterial and arteriolar contraction; caused by cold or emotion.
See also: Raynaud phenomenon.

Ray·naud syn·drome

(rā-nō' sin'drōm)
Bilateral arterial and arteriolar cyanosis of the fingers due to vasoconstriction of uncertain cause; may be brought on by low temperatures or emotional stress.
See also: Raynaud phenomenon


Maurice, French physician, 1834-1881.
Raynaud disease - Synonym(s): Raynaud syndrome
Raynaud gangrene - Synonym(s): Raynaud syndrome
Raynaud phenomenon - spasm of the digital arteries, with blanching and numbness or pain of the fingers, often precipitated by cold.
Raynaud sign - Synonym(s): acrocyanosis
Raynaud syndrome - idiopathic paroxysmal bilateral cyanosis of the digits. Synonym(s): Raynaud disease; Raynaud gangrene; symmetric asphyxia
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