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882 Possible Causes for Cyanosis, Pallor

  • 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] […] report is intended to sensitise pediatricians to consider systemic vasculitis with pulmonary hemorrhage in children with pulmonary hypertension even in the absence of severe pallor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In acute failure the patient may look ill and exhausted and there may be cyanosis.[patient.info]

  • 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]

  • Congestive 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]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Affected individuals may also experience excessive sweating, fatigue, wheezing, and paleness of the skin (pallor).[rarediseases.org]

  • 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] The diagnosis is made clinically: digits turn white (pallor) then blue with deoxygenation and/or red with reperfusion; pallor is well demarcated.[bestpractice.bmj.com] These can either be triphasic (pallor, cyanosis, and hyperemia), biphasic (cyanosis and erythema), or uni-phasic (either pallor or cyanosis) in nature.[symptoma.com]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Go through your normal ABCs, look for signs of cardiogenic shock such as cyanosis, clammy, and diaphoretic skin.[medictests.com] The clinical manifestations are cyanosis, right-sided heart failure, arrhythmias, and sudden cardiac death.[omicsonline.org] History : Symptoms include shortness of breath with exercise, chronic cough that produces sputum, blue tinge around the mouth and fingernails (cyanosis), wheezing, weakness[nmihi.com]

  • Myeloproliferative Disease

    […] the ears pain in the chest (angina) weakness or cramping pains in the legs that disappear during rest redness of the face a blue tinge to the skin and other body surfaces (cyanosis[encyclopedia.com] […] stupor from leukostasis Left upper quadrant and left shoulder pain as a consequence of splenic infarction and perisplenitis Clinical symptoms can include the following: Pallor[emedicine.com]

  • Cardiogenic Shock

    Cyanosis. Cyanosis occurs because there is insufficient oxygenated blood that is being distributed to all body systems.[nurseslabs.com] […] creating a vicious cycle: Signs Symptoms: Shortness of breath Dyspnea on exertion Diaphoresis Cough with pink sputum Chest pain Air hunger Hypoxia Tachycardia JVD Rales Skin pallor[rebelem.com] Signs and symptoms of hypotension are present: Weak or absent peripheral pulses; mottled extremities from low flow states; diaphoresis; and pallor.[cathlabdigest.com]

  • Shock

    Upon physical examination, cyanosis may be seen. The pulses may also be faint and pulsus paradoxus can be present. Occasionally, a systolic murmur may be heard.[symptoma.com] Paleness of the face (pallor) 2. Cold, clammy skin 3. Fast, shallow breathing 4. Fast, weak pulse 5. Yawning or sighing 6. Confusion 7.[sja.org.uk]

  • Cardiac Arrest

    At the time of presentation, he complained of severe cyanosis, shortness of breath with minimal exertion, and chest pain.[doi.org] The diagnosis of truncus arteriosus is suspected in newborns with mild cyanosis, a cardiac murmur, and pulmonary overcirculation.[doi.org] As a child, the patient had normal growth and mental development, but marked cyanosis, weakness, clubbing, and intolerance of moderate physical activity.[doi.org]

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