Severe case and literature review of primary erythromelalgia: novel SCN9A gene mutation.

@article{Skeik2012SevereCA,
  title={Severe case and literature review of primary erythromelalgia: novel SCN9A gene mutation.},
  author={Nedaa Skeik and Thom W. Rooke and Mark Denis P Davis and Dawn Marie Davis and Henna Kalsi and Ingo Kurth and Randal Charles Richardson},
  journal={Vascular medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={44-9}
}
Erythromelalgia is a rare clinical syndrome characterized by intermittent heat, redness, swelling and pain more commonly affecting the lower extremities. Symptoms are mostly aggravated by warmth and are eased by a cold temperature. In some cases, symptoms can be very severe and disabling. Erythromelalgia can be classified as either familial or sporadic, with the familial form inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. Recently, there has been a lot of progress in studying Na(v)1.7 sodium… CONTINUE READING
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