acrodynia definition

  • noun:
    • An epidemic condition of the skin described as enhanced sensibility associated with the soles and palms, with pricking feelings included and rheumatoid problems in the possession of and feet.
    • An epidemic infection described as disturbances in the alimentary canal (vomiting, colic, diarrhoea), by nervous symptoms (especially pain into the extremities), occasionally by cramp or anæsthesia, and by a dermatitis influencing the arms and feet.

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