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Raynaud's phenomenon - How common is Raynaud's phenomenon?

BMJ Group Medical Reference

Raynaud's phenomenon is quite common.

Between 3 in 100 and 5 in 100 people have it and it is much more common in places with cold weather.[6][7][8][9] Women are slightly more likely to be affected than men.

Most people with Raynaud's start to have attacks when they are teenagers.[1]


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Last Updated: September 14, 2012
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