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A bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes resulting from a reduced concentration of oxygenated hemoglobin in the blood.
Symptoms of Cyanosis
The following features are indicative of Cyanosis:
bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes
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Common Causes of Cyanosis
The following are the most common causes of Cyanosis:
lack of oxygen in the blood
blood clot in the arteries of the lungs
long-term lung problems
heart defects that are present at birth
Risk Factors for Cyanosis
The following factors may increase the likelihood of Cyanosis:
exposure to cold air or water
Prevention of Cyanosis
Yes, it may be possible to prevent Cyanosis. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
physical activity reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease which leads to cyanosis
Occurrence of Cyanosis
Number of Cases
The following are the number of Cyanosis cases seen each year worldwide:
Very common > 10 Million cases
Common Age Group
Cyanosis can occur at any age.
Cyanosis can occur in any gender.
Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Cyanosis
The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Cyanosis:
Electrocardiogram: To diagnose myocardial infarctions
Chest X-ray: To diagnose pulmonary embolism
Doctor for Diagnosis of Cyanosis
Patients should visit the following specialists if they have symptoms of Cyanosis:
Complications of Cyanosis if untreated
It is not know if Cyanosis causes complications if left untreated.
Self-care for Cyanosis
The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Cyanosis:
Dress warmly when going outside: To prevent exposure to cold or Raynaud phenomenon
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This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
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