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32 Possible Causes for Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Gangrene, Sudden Death

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    OBJECTIVE: Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD) and venous gangrene are limb and life-threatening conditions of iliofemoral acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT).[] […] embolism and death.[] The patient returned to the Emergency Department a week later for worsening pain and bluish discoloration of her bilateral lower extremities.[]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Necrotizing fasciitis w gangrene due to infectious organism Necrotizing fasciitis with gangrene Clinical Information A fulminating bacterial infection of the deep layers[] Sudden death in periparturient sheep associated with Clostridium sordellii. Vet. Rec. 153 : 340. 16. Cohen, A. L., et al. 2007.[] extremities Perineum and genitourinary region (Fournier's gangrene) Upper extremities Abdomen and trunk What other disease/condition shares some of these symptoms?[]

  • 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.[] Death could have been due to pulmonary embolism in another patient with sudden death and respiratory distress, although this was not confirmed.[]

  • 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[] Atherosclerosis may also cause sudden death without preceding stable or unstable angina pectoris.[] 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.[]

  • Phlegmasia Alba Dolens

    & as early as possible to prevent further deterioration & complications like embolism, ischaemic necrosis, and gangrene.[] The patient evolved with sudden dyspnea, respiratory arrest, and death 12 hours after hospital admission, probably due to pulmonary embolism.[] 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.[]

  • Venous Thrombosis

    Although surgery may be required when venous gangrene of the intestine occurs, early diagnosis may allow successful conservative management with anticoagulation.[] Here, I report the case of a sudden unexpected death due to extensive intestinal ischemia and infarction with massive abdominal hemorrhage caused by acute MVT in a 72-year-old[] […] 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[]

  • Cholesterol Embolism

    The skin presentations of CE include livedo reticularis, blue toe syndrome, ulceration and gangrene.[] Given that sudden death had arisen from an unclear cause, a necropsy was carried out (thoracic-abdominal study), which revealed a severe aortic atheromatosis and a digestive[] 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.[]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    The patient's left lower extremity was discolored, tender, and swollen, although it had not progressed to venous gangrene or dermal necrosis.[] Sudden death is the first symptom in about one-quarter (25%) of people who have a PE.[] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[]

  • Thromboangiitis Obliterans

    Human disease Buerger's disease Presenile gangrene Presenile gangrene (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans NOS (disorder) Thromboangiitis[] The first patient suffered sudden death at 20 months after transplantation at 30 years of age.[] extremities.[]

  • Thromboembolism

    […] 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[] We report the sudden death of a 23-year-old male with hairline ankle fracture after massage of the leg by his mother.[] Signs/Symptoms Nonspecific; pain, tenderness, swelling, discoloration (paleness or redness) in lower extremities.[]

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