Afferent and efferent nerve injury in vibration white fingers.


To study afferent pain and efferent sympathetic nerve function in vibration-induced Raynaud's phenomenon, 10 patients and 11 healthy controls were examined. Thresholds for mechanically and thermally induced pain were determined on the left side of the tip of the second finger, on the skin fold between thumb and second finger and on the ear lobe. Superficial… (More)