Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Sneddon syndrome

From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

sneddon syndrome

(Science: syndrome) A syndrome of livedo reticularis and cerebrovascular lesions involving all the extremities and the trunk, worsening in cold weather and during the acute phase of neurological complications. Chronic ischemia of the extremities is present in all cases. Adventitial fibrosis, thrombosis, and changes in the media are the principal pathological changes in the digital arteries. Neurological manifestations consist of stroke, transient ischemic attacks, epileptic seizures, and dementia.