Raynaud's phenomenon: pathophysiologic features and treatment with calcium-channel blockers.

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Raynaud's phenomenon may be associated with severe pain, functional disability and digital infarction, particularly in patients with underlying vascular disease. The pathophysiologic features of Raynaud's phenomenon are complex although vasospasm contributes to the production of digital ischemia in most cases. Calcium-channel blockers have been shown to… (More)

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@article{Smith1985RaynaudsPP, title={Raynaud's phenomenon: pathophysiologic features and treatment with calcium-channel blockers.}, author={Craig R Smith and Richard J. Rodeheffer}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={1985}, volume={55 3}, pages={154B-157B} }