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88 Possible Causes for Acrocyanosis of the Feet

  • Acrocyanosis

    This case report documents the treatment of a spinal cord injured patient with acrocyanosis of both feet.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Since acrocyanosis can worsen with exposure to cold, acrocyanosis of the feet is treated by keeping the feet warm and dry so that the blood circulates as best as possible.[acadiafootandankle.com] Acrocyanosis of the feet What Is It?[almawiclinic.com]

  • Malnutrition

    Acrocyanosis Purple, cold hands and feet associated with circulatory system abnormalities. In rare cases, chilblains can develop.[dermnetnz.org]

  • Raynaud Phenomenon

    Unlike RP, acrocyanosis is a common phenomenon in infants and young children [ 4 – 7 ]. Acrocyanosis is generally bilateral, symmetric and involves hands and feet.[ped-rheum.biomedcentral.com] Since infantile acrocyanosis is a benign and self-resolving condition, it does not require medical attention [ 7, 8 ].[ped-rheum.biomedcentral.com] […] experiences all 3 phases of color change and the majority of patients present with uniphasic color change involving an isolated bluish discoloration of digits commonly known as acrocyanosis[ped-rheum.biomedcentral.com]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    Differential Diagnosis Raynaud's phenomenon should be distinguished from acrocyanosis, a condition in which there is persistent bluish discoloration of the hands or feet.[hyperhidrosis-usa.com] Unlike RP, acrocyanosis is a common phenomenon in infants and young children [ 4 – 7 ]. Acrocyanosis is generally bilateral, symmetric and involves hands and feet.[ped-rheum.biomedcentral.com] Acrocyanosis affects both men and women, and the age at onset is usually between 20 and 45 years.[hyperhidrosis-usa.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    (bluish hands and feet) Annular erythema Pityriasis lichenoides Palmar dermatitis Reactive genital ulceration Chronic bullous disease of childhood ( linear IgA bullous dermatosis[dermnetnz.org] […] infection, including: Infantile papular acrodermatitis (Gianotti-Crosti syndrome ) Erythema multiforme Erythema nodosum Urticaria including cold urticaria Urticarial vasculitis Acrocyanosis[dermnetnz.org]

  • Vasomotor Instability

    ADVERTISEMENT Acrocyanosis – blue hands and feet, also due to vasomotor instability and also generally benign.[epmonthly.com]

  • Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis

    Acrocyanosis Acrocyanosis is a persistent, painless blueness of both hands and, less commonly, the feet, caused by unexplained spasm of the small blood vessels of the skin[rjmatthewsmd.com]

  • Neurocirculatory Asthenia

    Some people with POTS develop acrocyanosis, or blotchy, red/blue skin upon standing, especially over the feet (indicative of blood pooling). 48% of people with POTS report[en.wikipedia.org] A striking physical feature in 50% of patients with POTS is a dependent acrocyanosis ( Figure 2 ).[web.archive.org] These patients experience a dark red-blue discoloration of their legs (feet to above knees), which are cold to the touch.[web.archive.org]

  • Mechanical Complication of Prosthetic Joint

    , meaning transient blue hands and feet” (omit code); Addition of Index entry for newborn cardiomyopathy (425.4); Addition of Index entry for congenital newborn cardiomyopathy[bok.ahima.org] […] functioning” and “religious or spiritual problem” under code V62.89, Other psychological or physical stress, not elsewhere classified; Addition of Index entry for “newborn acrocyanosis[bok.ahima.org]

  • Orthostatic Intolerance due to NET Deficiency

    Some people with POTS develop acrocyanosis, or blotchy, red/blue skin upon standing, especially over the feet (indicative of blood pooling). 48% of people with POTS report[en.wikipedia.org] A striking physical feature in 50% of patients with POTS is a dependent acrocyanosis ( Figure 2 ).[web.archive.org] These patients experience a dark red-blue discoloration of their legs (feet to above knees), which are cold to the touch.[web.archive.org]

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