Raynaud's Disease Definition

A circulatory disorder caused by insufficient blood supply to the hands and feet and resulting in cyanosis, numbness, pain, and, in extreme cases, gangrene.
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Raynaud's phenomenon when not associated with any underlying disease or condition.
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Origin of Raynaud's Disease

  • After Maurice Raynaud (1834–1881), French physician

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named after Maurice Raynaud, the French doctor who described the disease.

    From Wiktionary

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