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2,201 Possible Causes for Cyanosis

  • Raynaud Phenomenon

    Methemoglobinemia and sulfhemoglobinemia are rare causes of cyanosis that can be medication-induced. Both are known complications of therapy with phenazopyridine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These can either be triphasic (pallor, cyanosis, and hyperemia), biphasic (cyanosis and erythema), or uni-phasic (either pallor or cyanosis) in nature.[symptoma.com] […] as pallor plus cyanosis or cyanosis plus erythema.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    In some patients only pallor or cyanosis occurs.[jamanetwork.com] Attacks were defined as occurring if two of the possible three color changes (pallor, cyanosis, and rubor) occurred, and serial photographs were scored by three independent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] INTRODUCTION: Raynaud's disease is a disorder that is characterized by attacks of pain, cyanosis, redness, and numbness in the upper extremities caused by vasospasm of digital[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cold Exposure

    J Therm Biol. 2018 Oct;77:137-144. doi: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2018.08.016. Epub 2018 Aug 23. Author information 1 Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, 1873,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    […] you: otc inhalers Seek medical help immediately for: Fast breathing with chest retractions (skin sucks in between or around the chest plate and/or rib bones when inhaling) Cyanosis[aafa.org] Extrathoracic respiratory signs should also be systematically looked for, including cyanosis, finger deformation, pulsus paradoxus, and pursed lips breathing.[erj.ersjournals.com] Advanced COPD symptoms include cyanosis, headaches, weight loss, pulmonary hypertension, and coughing up blood. What is COPD?[web.archive.org]

  • Atelectasis

    Atelectasis and Pneumothorax Lungs Pain Trouble breathing Faintness Cyanosis Mucus plug Tumor Inhaled foreign object Physical trauma to the lung Wound Overview Atelectasis[nm.org] Symptoms In acute atelectasis in which there is sudden obstruction of the bronchus, there may be dyspnea and cyanosis, elevation of temperature, a drop in blood pressure,[healthcentral.com] The heart rate and breathing rate may increase, and sometimes the person may look bluish (a condition called cyanosis ) because oxygen levels in the blood are low.[merck.com]

  • Pulmonary Emphysema

    This compares with the hypercapnoea and cyanosis of chronic bronchitis with patients referred to as "blue bloaters".[radiopaedia.org] Other symptoms of emphysema include the following: Cyanosis (bluish tint to the lips, fingertips, and skin; caused by low levels of oxygen [O2] in the blood) Edema (swelling[healthcommunities.com] Signs of emphysema include: tachypnea absence of cyanosis pursed-lip breathing, tripod position chest hyperinflation "barrel chest" reduced breath sounds hyper-resonant to[radiopaedia.org]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    The is caused by the lack of oxygen in the bloodstream, a condition known as cyanosis.[verywell.com] […] facetious term sometimes used by doctors to describe patients breathless from CHRONIC lung disease but still able to maintain sufficient oxygenation of the blood to avoid CYANOSIS[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] wheezing, abnormal lung sounds, prolonged expiration, elevated jugular venous pulse, and cyanosis.[medicinenet.com]

  • Pneumonia

    […] heartbeat fatigue and weakness nausea and vomiting diarrhea sweating headache muscle pain confusion or delirium, especially in older adults dusky or purplish skin color, or cyanosis[medicalnewstoday.com] Witnessed aspiration was followed by respiratory distress and cyanosis within two hours. The women's X-rays showed infiltrates in one or both lower lobes.[australianprescriber.com]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA. sadimiet@umdnj.edu Abstract A 12-year-old boy presented acutely after an episode of syncope with perioral cyanosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 57-year-old man with deep vein thrombosis in his left calf developed acute progressive dyspnea with hypoxemia, cyanosis and the clinical picture of acute cor pulmonale,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Two patients with schistosomal cor pulmonale and central cyanosis were studied by contrast-enhanced echocardiography, using indocyanine green injection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heart Failure

    (cardiac asthma), pooling of blood (stasis) in the general body (systemic) circulation or in the liver's (portal) circulation, swelling ( edema ), blueness or duskiness (cyanosis[medterms.com] In acute failure the patient may look ill and exhausted and there may be cyanosis.[patient.info]

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