Erythromelalgia: new theories and new therapies.

  title={Erythromelalgia: new theories and new therapies.},
  author={J. Solis Cohen},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={43 5 Pt 1},
  • J. S. Cohen
  • Published 1 November 2000
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Erythromelalgia is a rare condition that has remained an enigma diagnostically and therapeutically for decades. It has been assumed that erythromelalgia, which is characterized by hot, red, intensely painful feet or hands, may be the opposite of Raynaud's phenomenon. However, new research suggests that these two disorders are more similar than dissimilar. Erythromelalgia usually follows a chronic, sometimes progressive and disabling course. New evidence suggests that this may not be a disease… 

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