The symptoms of vascular disease of the upper extremities
Hand vascular disease
At the beginning of the disease may experience pain, cramping and fatigue in the hands of exertion, intermittent numbness in the fingers. The skin of fingers and hands, there may be pale and cold to the touch. Most often these symptoms occur when the patient has to deal with cold water. Sometimes it can be sore hands, feeling of weakness, fatigue. The scalp becomes rare. The nails thicken.
Over time, the lumen of the arteries of the upper extremities narrowed more and more blood flow is disturbed. Pain in the fingers and hands become regular or occur at the slightest stress, skin cold fingers. Pulse on the radial artery (wrist position, which usually feels the pulse.) Attenuated or not detectable.