A way to understand erythromelalgia.

  title={A way to understand erythromelalgia.},
  author={Massimo Zoppi and A Zamponi and E Pagni and U Buoncristiano},
  journal={Journal of the autonomic nervous system},
  volume={13 1},
A painful syndrome characterized by pain, heat and redness of the extremities has received at least two different names: erythromelalgia and erythermalgia. The term 'erythromelalgia', which is derived from the 3 Greek words erythros (red), melon (extremities) and algos (pain) was first proposed by Mitchell in 1878 [15] to indicate red, painful extremities. Mitchell was not entirely certain about whether the increased temperature of the skin should be included as a part of the syndrome or not… CONTINUE READING

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