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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This group classification was based on information obtained after reviewing the medical records of each patient and collecting data related to clinical symptoms, time of evolution and possible or definitive diagnosis, and organising the data in a table used as a checklist with different items: arthralgia, arthritis, xerostomia, xerophthalmia, photosensitivity, nonspecific rash, alopecia, oral aphthosis, Raynaud's syndrome, haematological alterations, and systemic disease.
(a) Patient's diagnosed with Raynaud's syndrome N Minimum Maximum Mean Standard error bMBF(PU) 100 4.30 33.2 15.2 0.645 tpMBF (seconds) 100 3.00 65.0 16.4 1.070 TcP[O.sub.2] (mmHg) 100 34.2 84.2 56.2 0.972 (b) Controls N Minimum Maximum Mean Standard error bMBF(PU) 100 10.20 46.10 24.7 0.936 tpBF (seconds) 100 1.60 46.10 4.87 0.175 TcP[O.sub.2] (mmHg) 100 45.90 91.10 66.7 1.080 Standard deviation bMBF(PU) 6.45 tpMBF (seconds) 10.7 TcP[O.sub.2] (mmHg) 9.73 (b) Controls Standard deviation bMBF(PU) 9.36 tpBF (seconds) 1.75 TcP[O.sub.2] (mmHg) 10.8 Table 2: Sensitivity and specificity of the diagnostic tests.
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2 BLUE FINGERTIPS THIS can be a sign of poor circulation and is common in a condition called Raynaud's syndrome, in which the small blood vessels in the extremities are over-sensitive to changes in temperature.
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