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What percentage of the population suffer from raynauds phenomenon?

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Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Not high: Raynauds phen can be related to thyroid disease and other connective tissue disorders, many do not have an underlying cause.
Answered on May 22, 2014
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