Problem

Cyanosis

Other Names:
Pallor
Nature:
Cyanosis is a condition of bluish, grayish, slatelike or dark purple discolouration of the skin, seen particularly about the face and extremities (nails, tips of ears). It accompanies states in which the blood is not properly oxygenated in the lungs or there is reduced haemoglobin in the blood.
Incidence:
It may be due to blockage of the air passages, or to disease in the lungs, or to a feeble circulation, as in heart disease.
Aggravates:
Still-birth
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
18.06.2018 – 02:33 CEST
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