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From: Local hyperhemia to heating is impaired in secondary Raynaud's phenomenon

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Thermal hypermemia in Raynaud's phenomenon (RP), limited and diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (lcSSc and dcSSc). The patient with primary Raynaud's phenomenon has a normal response, including a first peak within the first 10 minutes and a nadir followed by a second plateau. This response is altered in the lcSSc patient, in which neither the initial cutaneous vascular conductance peak nor nadir is observed. The dcSSc patient shows a destructured response, including a delayed maximal response.

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