Erythromelalgia also known as Mitchell's disease is a disorder in which the blood vessels of the hands are blocked for some time causing them to become inflamed. The skin of the patient with this disorder would become red and they would experience a burning sensation and pain.
HOW IS INHERITED ERYTHROMELALGIA DIAGNOSED?
This disorder is difficult to diagnose as there are no tests available. Observation of the symptoms present are what usually leads to a diagnosis of this disorder.
HOW IS INHERITED ERYTHROMELALGIA TREATED?
The treatment process includes reducing the signs of pain in the body through the medicines like aspirin. Some patients suffering from redness may be given ketamine topical creams to alleviate the symptoms. Tramadol or amitriptyline are also given.
DID YOU KNOW?
Diagnosing Erythromelalgia is a challenging proposition because there are no standard testing procedures available