Raynaud's Syndrome

Raynaud's disease is an idiopathic vascular disorder characterized by bilateral ischemic situations because of vasospasms mostly in finger arteria.

The attack is characterized by paleness, than cyanosis and painful reactive hyperemia, usually brought on by cold or emotional stimuli and relieved by heat. It affects females more often than males.

 

As in all diagnostic testing, the diagnosis is made by the physican based on both test results and the patient history.