What is the role of imaging in the workup of erythromelalgia?

Updated: Sep 17, 2018
  • Author: Antoine N Saliba, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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No specific findings are present on plain radiography of the feet and hands. Triple-phase technetium bone scanning is warranted for patients with a history of trauma or stroke and those in whom reflex sympathetic dystrophy is a strong possibility (particularly if the symptoms are unilateral).


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