75. Vasospastic Disease of the Upper Extremity: Primary Raynaud's Syndrome

  1. Enrico Ascher MD2,3
  1. Gregory L. Moneta MD and
  2. Gregory J. Landry MD

Published Online: 1 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118481370.ch75

Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, 6th Edition

Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, 6th Edition

How to Cite

Moneta, G. L. and Landry, G. J. (2012) Vasospastic Disease of the Upper Extremity: Primary Raynaud's Syndrome, in Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, 6th Edition (ed E. Ascher), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118481370.ch75

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Lutheran Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

  2. 3

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. Division of Vascular Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330717

Online ISBN: 9781118481370

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Keywords:

  • upper extremity vascular disease;
  • vasospastic disease of upper extremity, primary Raynaud's Syndrome;
  • Raynaud's syndrome, episodic cyanosis of fingers/toes to cold/stress;
  • nerves supplying blood vessels, CGRP of sensory afferent fibers;
  • emotional triggers of Raynaud's attacks, difficult-to-demonstrate component;
  • occupational arterial disease with Raynaud's, secondary to occlusions;
  • risk of vibration-induced Raynaud's syndrome, and “trigger time”;
  • clinical features, primary from secondary Raynaud's syndrome;
  • erythromelalgia, rare syndrome superficially resembling Raynaud's syndrome;
  • Raynaud's syndrome, presenting feature in CTD

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Pathogenesis

  • Risk factors

  • Clinical presentation

  • Laboratory testing

  • Treatment

  • References