Raynaud's Phenomenon of the Nipples: An Elusive Diagnosis


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Abstract

Pain and throbbing of the nipples associated with Raynaud's phenomenon often mimics yeast or fungal infections. Breastfeeding mothers with Raynaud's of the nipples are often treated inappropriately for organisms such as Candida Albicans with topical or systemic antifungal agents. This case report describes the eventual diagnosis of Raynaud's phenomenon of the nipples in a breastfeeding mother who was initially treated for yeast.ResumenDolor y prurito de los pezones asociados al fenómeno de Raynaud en ocasiones se asemeja a infecciones micóticas. Mujeres lactantes con pezones Reynaud con frecuencia se tratan inapropiadamente para organismos como Candida Albicans con agentes antimicóticos tópicos o sistémicos. Este caso describe el diagnostico del fenómeno de Reynaud en los pezones de una madre lactante que se trató inicialmente para una infección por hongos.

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