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Erythromelalgia (Erythermalgia) Summary

Description: A peripheral arterial disease that is characterized by the triad of ERYTHEMA, burning PAIN, and increased SKIN TEMPERATURE of the extremities (or red, painful extremities). Erythromelalgia may be classified as primary or idiopathic, familial or non-familial. Secondary erythromelalgia is associated with other diseases, the most common being MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS.

Also Known As: Erythermalgia; Primary Erythermalgia; Erythermalgia, Primary; Erythermalgias; Erythermalgias, Primary Show All >>

Networked: 209 relevant articles (20 outcomes, 10 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Erythromelalgia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 7 outcomes 1 study in 40 results : FDA 80 Generic
  2. Amitriptyline (Elavil) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : FDA 198 Generic
  3. Ketamine : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results : FDA 8 Generic
  4. Nifedipine (Adalat) : 2 outcomes in 6 results : FDA 25 Generic
  5. Mexiletine (Mexitil) : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : FDA 5 Generic
  6. Type A Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum A Toxin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 2
  7. Nitroprusside (Sodium Nitroprusside) : 1 outcome in 6 results : FDA 8 Generic
  8. Calcium : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  9. Prostaglandin-Endoperoxide Synthases (Cyclooxygenase) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  10. Methylprednisolone : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 18 Generic
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Diseases Related to Erythromelalgia

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Erythromelalgia (Erythermalgia)
  3. Thrombocytosis (Thrombocythemia)
  4. Essential Thrombocythemia
  5. Transient Ischemic Attack
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Key Therapies for Erythromelalgia

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  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  2. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  3. Massage (Reflexology) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Hypnosis (Mesmerism) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Activities of Daily Living (ADL) : 1 outcome in 1 result
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