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60 Possible Causes for Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Gangrene

  • Thrombosis

    Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[] Examinations after death have shown that thrombosis exists for some distance around the gangrenous mass.[] […] aortic atheroscloeric plaques – small pieces of atheromatous material break off and cause small artery occlusions à strokes, acute renal failure, “blue toe syndrome,” ulcers/gangrene[]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    […] of the toes Gangrene of the fingertips Extreme constriction of blood vessels (peripheral) Tissue hypoxia Skin, muscle, and tissue atrophy Ulceration Ischemic gangrene Raynaud[] An examination revealed venous changes, chronic ulceration, and digit discoloration in upper and lower extremities.[] The condition is primarily considered benign and in very rare circumstance will the spasm lead to tissue loss (ulceration or gangrene).[]

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    OBJECTIVE: Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD) and venous gangrene are limb and life-threatening conditions of iliofemoral acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT).[] The patient returned to the Emergency Department a week later for worsening pain and bluish discoloration of her bilateral lower extremities.[] After five days of therapeutic heparin, the patient's clinical response was inadequate due to progressive pain and discoloration of bilateral lower extremities; therefore,[]

  • Phlegmasia Alba Dolens

    & as early as possible to prevent further deterioration & complications like embolism, ischaemic necrosis, and gangrene.[] PCD is the term used to describe lower-extremity DVT that causes limb ischemia, and is characterized by severe swelling and blue discoloration of the extremity.[] The end stage is represented by venous gangrene and shock. Arterial pulses in the affected limb are weak or absent at this stage.[]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    The patient was hospitalized for peristomal gangrene with necrotizing fasciitis. Emergency action was taken to resolve the parietal gangrene.[] extremities Perineum and genitourinary region (Fournier's gangrene) Upper extremities Abdomen and trunk What other disease/condition shares some of these symptoms?[] Necrotizing fasciitis w gangrene due to infectious organism Necrotizing fasciitis with gangrene Clinical Information A fulminating bacterial infection of the deep layers[]

  • Venous Thrombosis

    In severe cases, phlegmasia cerulea dolens or gangrene may be observed.[] […] 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[] Although surgery may be required when venous gangrene of the intestine occurs, early diagnosis may allow successful conservative management with anticoagulation.[]

  • Thromboangiitis Obliterans

    Human disease Buerger's disease Presenile gangrene Presenile gangrene (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans NOS (disorder) Thromboangiitis[] extremities.[] Presenile gangrene (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans NOS (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans [Buerger's disease] Thromboangiitis[]

  • Calcinosis Cutis

    They tend to be distributed bilaterally and symmetrically, and they are most commonly located on the lower extremities, which may relate to poor circulation, as well as the[] In very rare cases, Calcinosis Cutis can cause gangrene due to blockage of blood flow.[] […] especially when there is secondary or tertiary hyperparathyroidism Painful violaceous lesions, most common on the trunk and extremities, which may progress to form ulcers and gangrene[]

  • Erythromelalgia

    It is possible to get ulceration, necrosis and gangrene as complications of erythromelalgia.[] […] of the lower extremities ( Figure 3 ).[] Ulceration, necrosis and gangrene are common complications which can occur on the affected extremities.[]

  • Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis

    Approximate Synonyms Atherosclerosis of left leg native artery with gangrene Gangrene of left lower limb due to atherosclerosis ICD-10-CM I70.262 is grouped within Diagnostic[] Ulcers of the feet and legs Black discoloration of the toes or skin (gangrene) Claudication is the most common symptom of lower extremity arterial occlusive disease.[] Ulcers of the feet and legs Black discoloration of the toes or skin (gangrene) Pain in the calves or thighs while walking is the most common symptom of lower extremity occlusive[]

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