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48 Possible Causes for Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Gangrene, Paresthesia

  • Raynaud's Disease

    An examination revealed venous changes, chronic ulceration, and digit discoloration in upper and lower extremities.[] […] of the toes Gangrene of the fingertips Extreme constriction of blood vessels (peripheral) Tissue hypoxia Skin, muscle, and tissue atrophy Ulceration Ischemic gangrene Raynaud[] […] all patients were subjected to finger photoplethysmography and were given a diary to note daily the number and duration of the crises and presence or absence of pain and paresthesia[]

  • 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.[] When PAD becomes severe, you may have: Impotence Pain and cramps at night Pain or tingling in the feet or toes, which can be so severe that even the weight of clothes or bed[]

  • Thromboangiitis Obliterans

    Human disease Buerger's disease Presenile gangrene Presenile gangrene (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans NOS (disorder) Thromboangiitis[] extremities.[] […] of smoking patients who do not stop smoking often eventually undergo amputation Presentation Symptoms intermittent claudication and pain in the feet or hands numbness or tingling[]

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    The patient returned to the Emergency Department a week later for worsening pain and bluish discoloration of her bilateral lower extremities.[] OBJECTIVE: Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD) and venous gangrene are limb and life-threatening conditions of iliofemoral acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT).[] Onset may be gradual or fulminant, and with progression, patients may develop bullae, paresthesias, motor weakness, and compartment syndrome.[]

  • Thrombosis

    Examinations after death have shown that thrombosis exists for some distance around the gangrenous mass.[] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[] […] or no pulse in an arm or leg Fingers or hands feel cool Lack of movement in the arm or leg Muscle pain in the affected area Muscle spasm in the affected area Numbness and tingling[]

  • 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.[] Symptoms occur abruptly or gradually and progress to weakness, paresthesia, skin lesions like bullae and compartment syndrome, as collateral vessels become affected.[]

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

    Five SCI patients presented with lower extremity gangrene as the initial recognized manifestation of PVD at our institution between January 1992 and January 1994.[] extremities back to the heart due to damaged venous valves.[] Pentoxifylline 800 mg/d was found to be effective in improving the symptoms in patients with noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, including improvement in walking distance, paresthesia[]

  • Erythromelalgia

    […] of the lower extremities ( Figure 3 ).[] It is possible to get ulceration, necrosis and gangrene as complications of erythromelalgia.[] […] especially preceding the flare - Swelling - Numbness/pins and needles - Altered ability to sweat - Allodynia (tenderness to touch) - Hyperalgesia (increased sensitivity) - Paresthesia[]

  • Peripheral Artery Occlusive Disease

    Despite repeated infusions of urokinase, he developed progressive bilateral gangrene of both legs necessitating bilateral below-knee amputations.[] 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.[] Pain Pallor Poikilothermia (cold) Pulselessness Paresthesia Paralysis Numbness and weakness indicate impending tissue loss![]

  • Embolism of Arteries of the Extremities

    Dry gangrene — codes and concepts open What is gangrene ? Gangrene is the localised death of body tissue.[] 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.[] Embolism and thrombosis of arteries of the lower extremities I74.5 Embolism and thrombosis of iliac artery I66.9 Occlusion and stenosi... 5 P 's of occlusion: pain, pallor, paresthesia[]

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