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Erythromelalgia: Introduction

Erythromelalgia: A rare disorder characterized by periods of burning pain, redness and warmth in the feet and hands. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Erythromelalgia is available below.

Symptoms of Erythromelalgia

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Erythromelalgia?

Erythromelalgia: Related Patient Stories

Erythromelalgia: Deaths

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Erythromelalgia: Complications

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Causes of Erythromelalgia

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Disease Topics Related To Erythromelalgia

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Erythromelalgia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Erythromelalgia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Erythromelalgia: Animations

Prognosis for Erythromelalgia

Prognosis for Erythromelalgia: progressive severity resulting eventually in disability

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
  • more preventions...»

Statistics for Erythromelalgia

Erythromelalgia: Broader Related Topics

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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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