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Glossary for Raynaud phenomenon in children

Medical terms related to Raynaud phenomenon in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acromegaly: An abnormal enlargement of the limbs due to increased secretion of growth hormone after the cessation of puberty
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Arteriosclerosis: A group of medical conditions which are characterized by the thickening and loss of elasticity of arterial blood vessel walls
  • Blood vessel symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood vessels
  • Buerger's disease: Buergers's disease is a recurring inflammation and thrombosis (clotting) of small and medium arteries and veins of the hands and feet
  • CREST syndrome: Group of symptoms usually related to systemic sclerosis
  • Carcinoid syndrome: Carcinoid heart disease is a rare, metastatic disease that occurs predominantly in the right heart. The tricuspid and pulmonic valves are affected, leading to right heart failure, which results in increased morbidity and mortality.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Hand or wrist problems; often from repetitive motion.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Circulation symptoms: Symptoms affecting the circulatory system
  • Finger symptoms: Symptoms affecting any fingers
  • Foot symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both feet
  • Frostbite: damage to skin, soft tissues and blood vessels due to extreme cold
  • Hand symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hand
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Lower leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower legs, calves and shins.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neuropathy: A condition which is characterized by a functional disturbance or pathological change in the peripheral nervous system
  • Pheochromocytoma: pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor that usually starts in the cells of the adrenal glands
  • REST syndrome: A condition that is similar to CREST syndrome but doesn't include calcinosis. The disorder affects the skin, blood vessels and digestive tract.
  • Raynaud's phenomenon: A condition where the body extremities sweat and turn blue and cold. Exposure to cold, emotional stress and smoking may trigger the condition. Also known as acrocyanosis.
  • Scleroderma: A rare, progressive connective tissue disorder involving thickening and hardening of the skin and connective tissue. There are a number of forms of scleroderma with some forms being systemic (involving internal organs).
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Skin color changes: Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Takayasu arteritis: A chronic inflammation of the large blood vessels leading from the aorta which results in lack of pulse in the arms and the carotid arteries, transient paraplegia and blindness and atrophy of the facial muscles. Also called Takayasu's disease, pulseless disease, brachiocephgalic arteritis or aortic arch syndrome.
  • Temporal arteritis: Inflamed head artery causing headache.
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome: Pinched shoulder/arm nerve.
  • Toe symptoms: Symptoms affecting the toes

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