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46 Possible Causes for Cyanosis of the Legs and Feet

  • Cold Exposure

    INTRODUCTION: Exposure to cold temperature is a serious but often neglected problem in prehospital care. It not only is an uncomfortable, subjective experience, but it also can cause severe disturbances in vital functions, gradually leading to hypothermia. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine healthy[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heart Failure

    BMJ. 2000 Jan 15; 320(7228): 167–170. ABC of heart failure This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Heart failure is a multisystem disorder which is characterised by abnormalities of cardiac, skeletal muscle, and renal function; stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system; and a complex pattern of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Thromb Haemost 2011; 106(03): 405-415 DOI: 10.1160/TH11-02-0132 Blood Coagulation, Fibrinolysis and Cellular Haemostasis Schattauer GmbH Charles E. Mahan 1 University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA Mark T. Holdsworth 1 University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy, Albuquerque, New Mexico,[…][oadoi.org]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    ) Frequent respiratory infections Lack of energy Unintended weight loss (in later stages) Swelling in ankles, feet or legs People with COPD are also likely to experience episodes[mayoclinic.org] , due to excess mucus in your lungs A chronic cough that may produce mucus (sputum) that may be clear, white, yellow or greenish Blueness of the lips or fingernail beds (cyanosis[mayoclinic.org]

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    Images in Clinical Medicine Kalleen Barham, M.D., and Tina Shah, M.D. 8 Citing Articles An 85-year-old woman with newly diagnosed metastatic non–small-cell lung cancer was admitted for pain control. Two days after admission, bluish discoloration of the left great toe was noted. Doppler ultrasonography revealed a left[…][dx.doi.org]

  • Sepsis

    […] of skin, lips or tongue Non-blanching rash of skin Other Any Leg pain Cold hands or feet No high or moderate to high risk criteria met There is currently insufficient evidence[pathways.nice.org.uk] […] heart rate: 115 beats per minute or more Raised heart rate: 105–114 beats per minute Temperature Any Tympanic temperature less than 36 C Skin Any Mottled or ashen appearance Cyanosis[pathways.nice.org.uk]

  • Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis

    Numbness of the legs or feet at rest Cold legs or feet Muscle pain in the thighs, calves, or feet Loss of hair on the legs and/or feet Change of color of the legs Paleness[rjmatthewsmd.com] […] or blueness (cyanosis) Pulse, weak or absent in the limb Walking/gait abnormalities Signs and tests An examination may show arterial bruits (whooshing sound heard with the[rjmatthewsmd.com]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    As the condition progresses, symptoms can include chest pains, swelling (particularly in the legs and feet), fainting, coughing, wheezing, or cyanosis, where parts of the[study.com]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    […] and feet for trophic changes, is essential in order to differentiate vascular from neurogenic claudication.[aafp.org] […] incontinence (rare) Impotence may coexist with other symptoms of vascular claudication Examination of the femoral, popliteal and pedal pulses, as well as inspection of the legs[aafp.org] […] pressure Usually normal Blood pressure decreased; pulses decreased or absent; bruits or murmurs may be present Skin/trophic changes Usually absent Often present (pallor, cyanosis[aafp.org]

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    […] and feet for trophic changes, is essential in order to differentiate vascular from neurogenic claudication.[aafp.org] […] incontinence (rare) Impotence may coexist with other symptoms of vascular claudication Examination of the femoral, popliteal and pedal pulses, as well as inspection of the legs[aafp.org] […] pressure Usually normal Blood pressure decreased; pulses decreased or absent; bruits or murmurs may be present Skin/trophic changes Usually absent Often present (pallor, cyanosis[aafp.org]

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