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58 Possible Causes for Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Gangrene, Ulcer

  • 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[] Eleven had Raynaud's disease and 12 had Raynaud's phenomenon; 9 had recurrent digital ulcers.[] An examination revealed venous changes, chronic ulceration, and digit discoloration in upper and lower extremities.[]

  • Thrombosis

    Examinations after death have shown that thrombosis exists for some distance around the gangrenous mass.[] We report the case of a 70-year-old man who presented with ST elevation myocardial infarction during the active phase of ulcerative colitis (UC).[] 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[] […] persisting unhealed ulcerations on both ankles for 6 months.[] 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[] […] left leg with ulceration I70.241 Atherosclerosis of native arteries of left leg with ulceration of thigh I70.242 Atherosclerosis of native arteries of left leg with ulceration[] 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.[]

  • Calcinosis Cutis

    In very rare cases, Calcinosis Cutis can cause gangrene due to blockage of blood flow.[] We report two cases of ulcerative calcinosis cutis which were refractory to multiple topical treatments and did not improve with correction of underlying electrolyte abnormalities[] 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[]

  • Calciphylaxis

    Acral dry gangrene was observed.[] The patient presented with a month-long history of painful bilateral necrotic leg ulcers, resistant to conventional treatment.[] In addition, he had violaceous discoloration in a livedo reticularis pattern over his lower extremities bilaterally.[]

  • 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.).[] Pain relief and ulcer healing were noted in the follow up.[] OBJECTIVE: Livedo reticularis (LR) is a reticulated discoloration of the skin, particularly on lower extremities. Few treatment options are reported.[]

  • 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.[] During the follow up, 4·25% of patients of Group B and 35·48% of patients of Group A (P 0·01) showed onset of foot ulceration.[] extremities back to the heart due to damaged venous valves.[]

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    OBJECTIVE: Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD) and venous gangrene are limb and life-threatening conditions of iliofemoral acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT).[] Major Amputation of the Lower Extremity for Critical Limb Ischemia 603 Extremity Replantation or Transplantation 618 The Importance of a Multidisciplinary Approach to Leg Ulcers[] The patient returned to the Emergency Department a week later for worsening pain and bluish discoloration of her bilateral lower extremities.[]

  • Erythromelalgia

    It is possible to get ulceration, necrosis and gangrene as complications of erythromelalgia.[] Repeated ulceration or necrosis can lead to infection which may require amputation.[] […] of the lower extremities ( Figure 3 ).[]

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