capillaroscopy


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cap·il·lar·i·os·co·py

(kap'i-lar'ē-os'kŏ-pē),
Viewing the cutaneous capillaries at the base of the fingernail through the low power of the microscope.

capillaroscopy

(kăp″ĭ-lār-ŏs′kō-pē) [″ + Gr. skopein, to examine]
Examination of capillaries for diagnostic purposes.
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Nail fold capillaroscopy findings in patients with primary fibromyalgia.
Clinical, capillaroscopy, and laboratory examinations were performed on the days of blood sample collection, i.
These include thermal imaging using an infra-red camera to show skin temperature, and capillaroscopy - a microscopic examination of the tiny blood vessels by the nails.
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Improving outcome prediction of systemic sclerosis from isolated Raynaud's phenomenon: role of autoantibodies and nail-fold capillaroscopy.
A thorough musculoskeletal examination including particular attention to nail-fold capillaroscopy and the skin for specific rashes is invaluable.
The ultrastructural characterization of pathological aspects of cutaneous microcirculation in patients with vascular cognitive impairments is reviewed, and non-invasive diagnostic techniques for studying cerebral microcirculation are examined, such as capillaroscopy, video capillaroscopy, and nailfold capillaroscopy.
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE CAPILLAROSCOPY PATTERN OF THE UNGUEAL FOLD IN PERSONS WITHOUT AN EVIDENT ILLNESS BY MEANS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TECHNIQUES.
Association of anticardiolipin Antibodies and abnormal nailfold capillaroscopy in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Raynaud's phenomenon, identified by capillaroscopy, was an unusual cutaneous complication of the idiopathic hypereosinophilia syndrome in this patient, Dr.
Nailfold digital capillaroscopy in 447 patients with connective tissue disease and Raynaud's disease.