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2,122 Possible Causes for Cyanosis of the Legs and Feet, Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Pulmonary Infarction

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    PE should be distinguished from pulmonary infarction.[web.archive.org] The patient returned to the Emergency Department a week later for worsening pain and bluish discoloration of her bilateral lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After five days of therapeutic heparin, the patient's clinical response was inadequate due to progressive pain and discoloration of bilateral lower extremities; therefore,[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    infarction).[merckmanuals.com] The patient's left lower extremity was discolored, tender, and swollen, although it had not progressed to venous gangrene or dermal necrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    Primary right ventricular failure - eg, following myocardial infarction. Congestive cardiac failure. Recurrent pulmonary emboli. Mitral or tricuspid stenosis.[patient.info] (a bluish discolouration of the skin, often appearing around your lips); and swelling of the legs and feet (oedema).[mydr.com.au] High-resolution computed tomography is especially useful to assess pulmonary arterial thrombi ( Figure 1A and 1 B) and to exclude intrapulmonary hemorrhage or infarction in[doi.org]

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  • Paraplegia

    The authors present a case of delayed-onset spinal cord infarction after repeated tumor excision surgeries of the thoracic spine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She presented with generalized purplish net-like discoloration (livedo reticularis), which was more prominent in the lower extremities.[ekjm.org] A 49-year-old man had undergone a left nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma, 2 pulmonary metastasectomies, and excision of a left sixth rib metastasis before referral to the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Thrombosis

    The condition is often detected after complications such as myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, and stroke.[symptoma.com] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] of the lower extremity Blanched appearance of the leg because of edema (relatively rare) Potential complications of DVT include the following: As many as 40% of patients[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Atelectasis

    infarction 2 parapneumonic effusion Location There may be a predilection towards the lower lobes 4.[radiopaedia.org] However, tuberculosis, pulmonary infarction, postpericardiotomy syndrome, malignancy, and cardiac failure have all been implicated in its formation ( 4 ).[journals.lww.com] 13 Associations It can be associated with: asbestos lung exposure 3 : most commonly therapeutic pneumothorax in the treatment of tuberculosis 1 congestive heart failure 2 pulmonary[radiopaedia.org]

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  • Third Trimester Pregnancy

    The concomitant phenomenon of a third trimester pregnancy with a significant degree of pelvic organ prolapse is extremely rare. We report on a patient with pelvic organ prolapse complicating third trimester pregnancy treated by concomitant cesarean hysterectomy and abdominal sacrocolpopexy. A 30-year-old woman,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Background Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infectious and inflammatory disorder of the upper female genital tract, including the uterus, fallopian tubes, and adjacent pelvic structures. Infection and inflammation may spread to the abdomen, including perihepatic structures (Fitz-Hugh Curtis syndrome). The[…][emedicine.com]

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  • Acrocyanosis

    CXR: pneumonia, pulmonary infarction, cardiac failure. Sputum and blood cultures: pneumonia.[patient.info] Pseudomonas sepsis Acrocyanosis: Gross natural color horrible example of gangrene of feet and skin of legs with Pseudomonas sepsis Acrocyanosis: Gross, a case of DIC, distal[wikidoc.org] RP has a broad differential but is distinct from acrocyanosis and is differentiated by the waxing and waning of extremity discoloration.[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Electrocardiography (ECG): ECG may show signs of right and left ventricular enlargement, myocardial infarction and arrhythmias.[symptoma.com] In cases of large, acute myocardial infarction (MI) and infarction of the mitral valve, support apparatus may produce atypical patterns of pulmonary edema that may mimic noncardiogenic[emedicine.com] […] embolism, renal failure, uncontrolled HTN Workup-EKG–to exclude myocardial ischemia or infarction, and/or arrhythmia Workup-lab CBC–to exclude anemia, BUN and creatinine–to[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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