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a condition resulting from excessive dilation of the blood vessels, usually affecting the extremities, which feel hot and painful

erythromelalgia e·ryth·ro·me·lal·gi·a (ĭ-rĭth’rō-mə-lāl’jē-ə, -jə)
Paroxysmal throbbing and burning pain in the skin, affecting one or both legs and feet, sometimes one or both hands, accompanied by a dusky mottled redness of the parts and associated with polycythemia vera, thrombocytemia, gout, neurological disease, or heavy-metal poisoning. Also called Mitchell’s disease, red neuralgia.


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