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64 Possible Causes for Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Warm Skin

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    The technician spreads warm gel on your skin and then rubs a wand over the area where he thinks the clot could be.[webmd.com] The patient's left lower extremity was discolored, tender, and swollen, although it had not progressed to venous gangrene or dermal necrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Thrombophlebitis

    warm skin more visible surface veins dull ache, tightness, tenderness or pain in the leg (these symptoms may only occur while walking or standing) The symptoms of deep vein[surgery.med.miami.edu] Superficial thrombophlebitis illustration Superficial thrombophlebitis - illustration Shown here is erythema following the vascular pattern on a lower extremity.[huronregional.org] Thrombophlebitis can have other signs and symptoms: pain or sensitivity in the leg swelling in the leg redness or discolouration of the skin of the leg skin that is warm to[groupeproxim.ca]

  • Thrombosis

    The technician spreads warm gel on your skin and then rubs a wand over the area where he thinks the clot could be.[webmd.com] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] 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[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Venous Stasis Ulcer

    The borders of a venous ulcer are usually irregularly shaped and the surrounding skin is often discolored and swollen. It may even feel warm or hot.[premierveincenter.com] Location Venous stasis ulcer is basically located and found at the distal extremity, lower leg.[howshealth.com] […] may be shiny, tight, warm or hot, and discolored Leg pain If the sore becomes infected, it may have a bad odor and pus may drain from the wound TREATMENT It is important[athensveins.com]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    As the skin warms up and the circulation comes back, the skin can turn red and tingle or throb.[intermountainhealthcare.org] An examination revealed venous changes, chronic ulceration, and digit discoloration in upper and lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As the skin is warmed or stress is relieved, blood flow returns to the skin and the affected area may turn red and throb.[healthcommunities.com]

  • Livedo Reticularis

    See your doctor in the following situations: The discolored, mottled skin doesn't go away with warming.[mayoclinic.org] The discoloration typically affects the lower extremities. Many people describe the discoloration as having a net-like or lace appearance.[justanswer.com] Prevention Cold temperatures can make mottled skin worse. People with mottled skin should wrap up warm.[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis

    One visible sign of RSD/CRPS near the site of injury is warm, shiny red skin that later becomes cool and bluish.[rjmatthewsmd.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]

  • Varicose Veins

    […] over the affected vein The symptoms are usually worse during warm weather or if you've been standing up for long periods of time.[nhs.uk] Severe venous reflux can result in skin discoloration, severe swelling, and lower extremity wounds that do not heal well.[health.ucsd.edu] Any vein can become weakened, but the most commonly affected areas are the lower extremities.[kentucky.com]

  • Phlegmasia Alba Dolens

    […] is warm to the touch inthe leg• Red or discolored skin• Swelling with pitting oedema• Swelling below knee in distaldeep vein thrombosis and up togroin in proximal deep veinthrombosis[slideshare.net] 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] Also, it is much less common for the skin discoloration to involve the entire lower extremity in arterial occlusion while this is often the case in PCD.[link.springer.com]

  • May-Thurner Syndrome

    Symptoms May-Thurner syndrome typically does not show symptoms unless a DVT occurs: Swelling Pain, heaviness, leg throbbing Redness or changes in skin color Skin that feels[uihc.org] extremity swelling.”[emdocs.net] […] color Warm to the touch If a piece of a DVT breaks off and travels to the lung, it can cause a lung clot.[stoptheclot.org]

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