Microsurgical revascularisation of the hand in scleroderma.

Abstract

Raynaud's phenomenon is a prominent manifestation of systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) affecting the hand. The resulting digital ischaemia may progress to digital tip ulceration or gangrene. Four patients with scleroderma, presenting with severe unremitting unilateral pain in the hand, were evaluated by arteriography and plethysmography. In addition to the… (More)

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@article{Jones1987MicrosurgicalRO, title={Microsurgical revascularisation of the hand in scleroderma.}, author={N. F. Jones and Stephanie Raynor and Thomas A Jr Medsger}, journal={British journal of plastic surgery}, year={1987}, volume={40 3}, pages={264-9} }