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21 Possible Causes for Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Gangrene, Gangrene of the Lower Extremity

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    OBJECTIVE: Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD) and venous gangrene are limb and life-threatening conditions of iliofemoral acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD) is a medical emergency that can lead to venous gangrene of the lower extremity.[e-sciencecentral.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]

  • Thromboangiitis Obliterans

    Human disease Buerger's disease Presenile gangrene Presenile gangrene (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans NOS (disorder) Thromboangiitis[wikidata.org] Abstract Gangrene of the lower extremities in cases of diabetes is due primarily to impairment of circulation and secondarily to the effects of the diabetes on the resistance[annals.org] extremities.[vasculardiseasemanagement.com]

  • 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[icd10data.com] So, offers the recipe, which returned the health of hundreds of patients with gangrene of lower extremities.[lecheniebolezni.com] 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.[columbiasurgery.org]

  • Phlegmasia Alba Dolens

    Abstract Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD) is a medical emergency that can lead to venous gangrene of the lower extremity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[ebmedicine.net] & as early as possible to prevent further deterioration & complications like embolism, ischaemic necrosis, and gangrene.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

    Myoglobinuria cleared with hydration and creatinine kinase levels returned to normal; however, the patient ultimately developed gangrene of both lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] extremities back to the heart due to damaged venous valves.[gwheartandvascular.org] Five SCI patients presented with lower extremity gangrene as the initial recognized manifestation of PVD at our institution between January 1992 and January 1994.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Necrotizing fasciitis w gangrene due to infectious organism Necrotizing fasciitis with gangrene Clinical Information A fulminating bacterial infection of the deep layers[icd9data.com] Idiopathic necrotizing fasciitis No obvious portal of entry. typically involves genetalia ( Fourniere Gangrene ) or lower extremities. caused by single organism (e.g.[slideshare.net] extremities Perineum and genitourinary region (Fournier's gangrene) Upper extremities Abdomen and trunk What other disease/condition shares some of these symptoms?[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Cholesterol Embolism

    The skin presentations of CE include livedo reticularis, blue toe syndrome, ulceration and gangrene.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Skin manifestations include livedo reticularis, “blue toes,” splinter hemorrhages, ulcerations, purpura/petechiae of the lower extremities, or gangrene.[rheumaknowledgy.com] Case report A 55-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with a four-month history of bilateral lower extremity pain and blue discoloration of toes.[scielo.br]

  • Lumbar Sympathectomy

    Two of the patients had actual gangrene of one or more toes. In 1 of these the pain was relieved and the temperature of the skin raised 10 C. (18 F.).[jamanetwork.com] All patients had severe vascular disease of the lower extremities (Fontaine stage IV), with rest pain and gangrene.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: Livedo reticularis (LR) is a reticulated discoloration of the skin, particularly on lower extremities. Few treatment options are reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vascular Disease

    Myoglobinuria cleared with hydration and creatinine kinase levels returned to normal; however, the patient ultimately developed gangrene of both lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is a prolonged condition in which one or more veins don’t adequately return blood from the lower extremities back to the heart due to damaged venous valves.[surgery.med.miami.edu] In the case of peripheral artery disease, preventing complications is important; without treatment, sores or gangrene (tissue death) may occur.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Embolism of Arteries of the Extremities

    Critical ischaemia evd The term critical ischaemia is used to denote the worsening of chronic ischaemia leading to the threat of gangrene in the lower extremity.[ebm-guidelines.com] This is a prolonged condition in which one or more veins don’t adequately return blood from the lower extremities back to the heart due to damaged venous valves.[surgery.med.miami.edu] Dry gangrene — codes and concepts open What is gangrene ? Gangrene is the localised death of body tissue.[dermnetnz.org]

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