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2,732 Possible Causes for Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Gangrene, Puerperal Pyrexia

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    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] 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] 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]

  • Phlegmasia Alba Dolens

    & as early as possible to prevent further deterioration & complications like embolism, ischaemic necrosis, and gangrene.[en.wikipedia.org] 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] Adjacent To O87.1 O86.21 Infection of kidney following delivery O86.22 Infection of bladder following delivery O86.29 Other urinary tract infection following delivery O86.4 Pyrexia[icd10data.com]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    The patient will present with a swollen, cyanotic, painful leg that may or may not show signs of venous gangrene.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[emedicine.medscape.com] The included studies reported no cases of venous gangrene.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thrombosis

    Examinations after death have shown that thrombosis exists for some distance around the gangrenous mass.[thesaurus.com] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] 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[errolozdalga.com]

    Missing: Puerperal Pyrexia
  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Fournier's gangrene It is a necrotizing fasciitis that occurs around male genitalia.[doi.org] Common infections but complicated by diabetic status: Asymptomatic bacteriuria Acute pyelonephritis Perinephric and renal abscess Fournier's gangrene Papillary necrosis Balanitis[doi.org]

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  • Raynaud's Disease

    An examination revealed venous changes, chronic ulceration, and digit discoloration in upper and lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of the toes Gangrene of the fingertips Extreme constriction of blood vessels (peripheral) Tissue hypoxia Skin, muscle, and tissue atrophy Ulceration Ischemic gangrene Raynaud[disability-benefits-help.org] These sores may progress to gangrene. In rare cases, gangrene may lead to finger amputation.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

    Missing: Puerperal Pyrexia
  • Septic Shock

    The use of dopamine rarely causes symmetric peripheral dry gangrene.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was given vasopressors and later developed symmetrical peripheral gangrene (SPG) on both his feet and left hand.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , rare cases of spontaneous non-traumatic gas gangrene of abdominal viscera have also been recorded.3 Although potentially treatable with appropriate antibiotic cover, cases[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Discoloration of the Lower Extremity
  • Acute Pelvic Cellulitis

    Cellulitis with Ulcer and Gangrene Cellulitis described as gangrenous is classified to code I96.[quizlet.com] Fournier's gangrene of the scrotum.[auanet.org] In extreme cases, complications may also arise such as tissue death (gangrene), generalised infection (sepsis), meningitis (if cellulitis is on the face) and inflammation[health24.com]

    Missing: Discoloration of the Lower Extremity
  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Unless the obstruction is relieved, gangrene of the adjacent tissues served by the affected vessel develops. Prevention.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] and a low risk of bleeding. 3, 4 This is in contrast to the 2008 CHEST guidelines that recommended patients who have extensive proximal DVT, who have a high risk of limb gangrene[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

    Missing: Discoloration of the Lower Extremity
  • 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] 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] 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[lifebridgehealth.org]

    Missing: Puerperal Pyrexia

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