Mediterr J Rheumatol 2022;33(2):256-8
Erythromelalgia in an Adolescent Female
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Department of Pediatrics, Attikon General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece


Erythromelalgia is a disabling syndrome of paroxysmal vasodilation affecting the feet, hands and face characterised by patient’s cooling behaviour to achieve symptom relief. It can be primary or secondary and although a rare disorder it has been described in children and adolescents. We describe the case of a 14-year-old female diagnosed with primary erythromelalgia successfully treated with aspirin, amitriptyline, and carbamazepine.

Cite this article as: Mamatsi E, Giorgi M, Dinopoulos A, Papaevangelou V, Fotis L. Erythromelalgia in an Adolescent Female. Mediterr J Rheumatol 2022;33(2):256-8.

Article Submitted: 2 Feb 2021; Revised Form: 7 Sep 2021; Article Accepted: 20 Sep 2021; Available Online: 30 Jun 2022


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©Mamatsi E, Giorgi M, Dinopoulos A, Papaevangelou V, Fotis L.