Sex differences in control of cutaneous blood flow.

@article{Cooke1990SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in control of cutaneous blood flow.},
  author={John P Cooke and Mark A. Creager and P J Osmundson and John T. Shepherd},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1990},
  volume={82 5},
  pages={1607-15}
}
Women are far more likely than men to suffer from Raynaud's disease. The purpose of this study was to determine whether there are gender differences in local or central control of cutaneous blood flow that could account for the increased incidence of Raynaud's disease in women. To assess cutaneous blood flow, hand blood flow (HBF), finger blood flow (FBF), or skin perfusion (SP) was measured by fluid plethysmography, mercury strain-gauge plethysmography, or laser Doppler spectroscopy… CONTINUE READING
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