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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

    Whether patients with Behçet's disease (BD) and immunosuppressive therapy are generally prone to acquire severe infectious diseases is unknown. A 48-year-old man under corticosteroids and azathioprine for BD since 1995 was admitted because of a transitory ischemic attack. Between the third and fourth hospital[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Patients with plaster cast immobilization of the lower limb have an estimated symptomatic venous thromboembolism rate of 5.5%. However, there is currently no practical physical prophylaxis for deep-vein thrombosis (DVT). The objective of this study was to examine the effects of forced deep breathing on peak blood[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heart Failure

    Heart failure Synonyms Chronic heart failure (CHF), congestive cardiac failure (CCF) [1] The major signs and symptoms of heart failure Specialty Cardiology Symptoms Shortness of breath , feeling tired , leg swelling [2] Duration Often lifelong Causes Heart attack , high blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythm,[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • 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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