Erythromelalgia: A rare disorder characterized by periods of burning pain, redness and warmth in the feet and hands.
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Causes of Erythromelalgia
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Prognosis for Erythromelalgia
Prognosis for Erythromelalgia:
progressive severity resulting eventually in disability
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Prevention of Erythromelalgia
Prevention information for Erythromelalgia has been compiled from various data sources
and may be inaccurate or incomplete.
None of these methods guarantee prevention of Erythromelalgia.
- Keep hands and feet cool
- Avoid getting too hot
- Avoid avoid thick socks in winter
- Avoid avoid thick gloves in winter
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Definitions of Erythromelalgia:
Disease marked by paroxysmal, bilateral vasodilatation, particularly of the extremities, with burning pain, and increased skin temperature and redness.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Erythromelalgia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Erythromelalgia, or a subtype of Erythromelalgia,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Erythromelalgia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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