Perniosis: A blood vessel disorder where exposure to cord damp weather results in skin lesions on the extremities.
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Definitions of Perniosis:
Recurrent localized itching, swelling and painful erythema on the fingers, toes or ears, produced by exposure to cold. It is also called pernio.
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Perniosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Perniosis, or a subtype of Perniosis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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