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28 Possible Causes for Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Pulmonary Infarction, Venous Insufficiency

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    infarction).[] Six patients presented with acute deep vein thrombosis and one presented with chronic venous insufficiency.[] The patient's left lower extremity was discolored, tender, and swollen, although it had not progressed to venous gangrene or dermal necrosis.[]

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    PE should be distinguished from pulmonary infarction.[] Two patients had mild ankle swelling with deep venous insufficiency.[] The patient returned to the Emergency Department a week later for worsening pain and bluish discoloration of her bilateral lower extremities.[]

  • Venous Stasis Ulcer

    All patients responded rapidly to standard resuscitation measures and in all 3 postoperative testing for pulmonary embolus and myocardial infarction was negative.[] Request an Appointment What Causes Venous Insufficiency Ulcers?[] Location Venous stasis ulcer is basically located and found at the distal extremity, lower leg.[]

  • Varicose Veins

    These were myocardial infarction and pulmonary embolism but no deaths.[] A case of severe chronic venous insufficiency caused by pulsatile varicose veins in a 46-year-old man with tricuspid regurgitation is presented.[] Severe venous reflux can result in skin discoloration, severe swelling, and lower extremity wounds that do not heal well.[]

  • May-Thurner Syndrome

    ), indicating pulmonary embolism and subsequent pulmonary infarction.[] Lower extremities duplex ultrasonography remains the gold standard in diagnosing venous insufficiency, but it should not solely depend on it.[] extremity swelling.”[]

  • Thrombosis

    The condition is often detected after complications such as myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, and stroke.[] insufficiency evaluation Preventive medicine Patient and family education Local, national, and international research and clinical trials Hear from Dr.[] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[]

  • Edema

    […] edema caused by an acute myocardial infarction.[] Regional venous hypertension:Venous insufficiency vs obstruction• Venous insufficiency – Common – Bilateral – Chronic • Associated with hemosiderin deposition• Venous obstruction[] extremities, with brownish discoloration, discomfort but not marked pain, and sometimes skin ulcers Often associated with varicose veins Clinical evaluation Extrinsic venous[]

  • Thrombophlebitis

    Pulmonary embolism occurs when a clot travelling through the venous system lodges within the pulmonary circulatory system, causing occlusion or infarction.[] Additionally, certain patients may benefit from surgical correction of superficial venous insufficiency.[] Superficial thrombophlebitis illustration Superficial thrombophlebitis - illustration Shown here is erythema following the vascular pattern on a lower extremity.[]

  • Venous Thrombosis

    This increases the likelihood of the thrombus becoming lodged in these vessels, thus causing a potentially fatal pulmonary embolism, pulmonary infarction or chronic thromboembolic[] Postthrombotic syndrome (PTS) and venous insufficiency were assessed at 1 year after treatment.[] […] 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[]

  • Phlegmasia Alba Dolens

    In the few patients of this kind whom I have seen, pulmonary infarctions have been rather common.[] ” below) Complications Other differential diagnoses of DVT Muscle or soft tissue injury (i.e., posttraumatic swelling or hematoma ) Lymphedema Venous insufficiency Ruptured[] 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.[]

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