/ (ɪˌrɪθrəʊmɛlˈældʒə) /


a condition resulting from excessive dilation of the blood vessels, usually affecting the extremities, which feel hot and painful
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[ ĭ-rĭth′rō-mə-lăljə ]


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.Mitchell's disease red neuralgia
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