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37 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

    Topic Overview You may be able to prevent cold exposure by having emergency equipment with you if you do outdoor sports or activities. Your equipment may include: 2 or 3 fire-starting kits and a cigarette lighter. A pocketknife. A wire saw, to cut large pieces of wood for an emergency fire. A space blanket, to be[…][medicalrecords.com]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Overview Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, usually in your legs. Deep vein thrombosis can cause leg pain or swelling, but also can occur with no symptoms. Deep vein thrombosis can develop if you have certain medical conditions that[…][mayoclinic.org]

  • 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]

  • 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[nlm.nih.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[nlm.nih.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]

  • Myocarditis

    (cyanosis) Vomiting Older children may also have a cough, nausea, abdominal or chest pain and swelling in their legs, feet and face.[seattlechildrens.org] […] restless or irritable Sweating more than normal Having little energy or not taking interest in anything Not putting out as much urine as normal Having pale or bluish hands and feet[seattlechildrens.org]

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