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44 Possible Causes for Cyanosis of the Legs and Feet

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (literally: painful blue edema ) is an uncommon severe form of deep venous thrombosis which results from extensive thrombotic occlusion (blockage by a thrombus ) of the major and the collateral veins of an extremity. [1] [2] It is characterized by sudden severe pain, swelling, cyanosis and[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Cold Exposure

    Supplementation with L-citrulline (L-cit) has shown attenuating effects on blood pressure (BP) and pulse-wave-reflection responses (augmentation index (AIx)) to local exposure to cold, but the potential cardioprotective effects of L-cit during whole-body cold exposure with concurrent exercise are poorly[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heart Failure

    History In evaluating patients with heart failure, the clinician should ask about the following comorbidities and/or risk factors: Myopathy Previous myocardial infarction Valvular heart disease, familial heart disease Alcohol use Hypertension Diabetes Dyslipidemia Coronary/peripheral vascular disease Sleep-disordered[…][emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    History Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) classically produces pain and limb edema; however, in a given patient, symptoms may be present or absent, unilateral or bilateral, or mild or severe. Thrombus that does not cause a net venous outflow obstruction is often asymptomatic. Edema is the most specific symptom of DVT.[…][emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Aflatoxicosis

    Ducklings and goslings may show cyanosis (bill, legs and feet purple), inappetance, reduced growth, abnormal vocalization, feather-picking and lameness.[wildpro.twycrosszoo.org]

  • Hypoventilation

    legs or feet, shortness of breath, or feeling tired after little effort Signs of excessive sleepiness Tests used to help diagnose and confirm OHS include: Arterial blood[medlineplus.gov] A physical exam may reveal: Bluish color in the lips, fingers, toes, or skin ( cyanosis ) Reddish skin Signs of right-sided heart failure ( cor pulmonale ), such as swollen[medlineplus.gov]

  • Pulmonary Valve Disease

    […] or feet Dizziness or fainting Bluish discoloration of the nails and lips (cyanosis) Diagnosing Pulmonary Regurgitation Your doctor may discover pulmonary regurgitation by[heart.uvahealth.com] […] breathing and fatigue, especially during exercise Chest pain, such as squeezing, pressure or tightness Sensation of rapid or irregular heartbeat (palpitations) Swelling of the legs[heart.uvahealth.com]

  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

    legs or feet, shortness of breath, or feeling tired after little effort Signs of excessive sleepiness Tests used to help diagnose and confirm OHS include: Arterial blood[medlineplus.gov] A physical exam may reveal: Bluish color in the lips, fingers, toes, or skin ( cyanosis ) Reddish skin Signs of right-sided heart failure ( cor pulmonale ), such as swollen[medlineplus.gov]

  • Idiopathic and/or Familial Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Swelling of the legs and hands Chest pain Lack of appetite Cold hands and feet Low blood pressure Diagnosis Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history.[allegiancehealth.org] […] at rest) Abnormally rapid, deep breathing—hyperventilation Fatigue Progressive weakness Fainting spells Lightheadedness Coughing up blood Bluish tint to the lips and skin—cyanosis[allegiancehealth.org]

  • Distended Neck Veins

    Cyanosis (blue face and lips). Cough and rapid breathing. Shortness of breath. High blood pressure. Fatigue. Swelling of feet, ankles and legs.[tandurust.com]

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