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471 Possible Causes for Cyanosis, Narrow Hands

  • Raynaud Phenomenon

    These can either be triphasic (pallor, cyanosis, and hyperemia), biphasic (cyanosis and erythema), or uni-phasic (either pallor or cyanosis) in nature.[symptoma.com] Raynaud's (say "ray-NOHZ") phenomenon is a problem when the blood vessels in the hands and feet are extra sensitive and become more narrow than normal.[stanfordhealthcare.org] The blood vessels are extra sensitive and become more narrow than normal, making the hands and feet feel very cold and numb for a short time.[myhealth.alberta.ca]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    In some patients only pallor or cyanosis occurs.[jamanetwork.com] When you are cold or stressed, the arteries in your extremities (fingers, hands, feet, toes) narrow, or constrict.[intermountainhealthcare.org] Raynaud's (say "ray-NOHZ") phenomenon is a problem when the blood vessels in the hands and feet are extra sensitive and become more narrow than normal.[stanfordhealthcare.org]

  • Cold Exposure

    Nicotine (from tobacco) and caffeine cause narrowing of the blood vessels in the hands and feet.[healthlinkbc.ca] When blood vessels are narrowed, less blood flows to these areas, causing the hands and feet to feel cold. Are under a lot of stress or feel tired.[healthlinkbc.ca] When blood vessels are narrowed, less blood flows to these areas, causing the hands and feet to feel cold. Clothing tips Wear proper clothing and shoes.[healthlinkbc.ca]

  • Pulmonary Emphysema

    This compares with the hypercapnoea and cyanosis of chronic bronchitis with patients referred to as "blue bloaters".[radiopaedia.org] Typically, the heart appears long and narrow because it is influenced by the downward pull created by the flattened hemidiaphragms.[rtmagazine.com] Cyanosis .—As the disease progresses and the right ventricle becomes involved, the patient takes on a cyanotic appearance.[henriettes-herb.com]

  • Chronic Bronchitis

    Symptoms of chronic bronchitis include the following: Cough Sputum production Fever Nausea, anorexia General malaise and fatigue Chest pain Dyspnea and cyanosis (only seen[symptoma.com] Adaptive devices, often available through occupational therapists, may permit easier administration by patients with impaired hand function.[aafp.org] After some time other signs of COPD may appear, including hypercapnia, hypoxemia and mild cyanosis.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Atrial Fibrillation

    Lower extremities Examination of the lower extremities may reveal cyanosis, clubbing, or edema.[emedicine.medscape.com] The operator's hand is emphasising a prominent branch, which is narrow and has an irregular edge.[doi.org] Head and neck Examination of the head and neck may reveal exophthalmos, thyromegaly, elevated jugular venous pressures, or cyanosis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Bronchiolitis

    It is diagnosed clinically by history and physical exam findings, with a narrow role for ancillary testing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms: Symptoms of bronchiolitis include cough, wheezing, cyanosis, fatigue, fever and rapid breathing.[symptoma.com] Cyanosis is caused by lack of oxygen. Pauses in breathing (apnea). Apnea is most likely to occur in premature infants and in infants within the first two months of life.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Tetralogy of Fallot

    Cyanosis is an important sign of tetralogy of Fallot. Cyanosis is a bluish tint to the skin, lips, and fingernails. Low oxygen levels in the blood cause cyanosis.[web.archive.org] Myhre syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant disorder caused by a narrow spectrum of missense mutations in the SMAD4 gene.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This leads to cyanosis (a bluish-purple color to the skin).[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiogenic Shock

    Cyanosis. Cyanosis occurs because there is insufficient oxygenated blood that is being distributed to all body systems.[nurseslabs.com] Lithium has a narrow therapeutic index, with a therapeutic level between 0.6 and 1.5 mEq/L.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tissue hypoxemia is clinical seen as cyanosis, oliguria, altered sensorium and cool extremities.[symptoma.com]

  • Cyanosis

    Peripheral cyanosis Peripheral cyanosis is a dusky or bluish tinge to the fingers and toes and may occur with or without central cyanosis (ie, with or without hypoxemia).[emedicine.com] Sometimes cold temperatures can cause blood vessel narrowing and lead to temporarily blue-tinged skin.[healthline.com] Disorders of deoxygenated hemoglobin are further divided into two broad groups: central cyanosis and peripheral cyanosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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