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cy·a·no·sis

 (sī′ə-nō′sĭs)
n.
A bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes resulting from inadequate oxygenation of the blood.

cy′a·not′ic (-nŏt′ĭk) adj.

cyanosis

(ˌsaɪəˈnəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol a bluish-purple discoloration of skin and mucous membranes usually resulting from a deficiency of oxygen in the blood
cyanotic adj

cy•a•no•sis

(ˌsaɪ əˈnoʊ sɪs)

n.
blueness or lividness of the skin, caused by a deficiency of oxygen or defective hemoglobin in the blood.
[1825–35; < Greek kyán(os) (see cyano-1) + -osis]
cy`a•not′ic (-ˈnɒt ɪk) adj.

cyanosis

bluish discoloration of the skin caused by lack of oxygen in the bloodstream. Also cyanopathy. — cyanotic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cyanosis - a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes; a sign that oxygen in the blood is dangerously diminished (as in carbon monoxide poisoning)
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
acrocyanosis, Raynaud's sign - cyanosis of the extremities; can occur when a spasm of the blood vessels is caused by exposure to cold or by strong emotion
carbon monoxide poisoning - a toxic condition that results from inhaling and absorbing carbon monoxide gas; "carbon monoxide combines with hemoglobin and displaces oxygen in the blood"
Translations

cy·a·no·sis

n. cianosis, condición azulada o amoratada de la piel y las mucosas a causa de anomalías cardíacas o funcionales.

cyanosis

n cianosis f
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We present a similar case in a 31-year old male who came in with orthopnoea, central cyanosis and pedal oedema.
The baby had severe inspiratory stridor and central cyanosis soon after birth.
Parameter Criteria Score Pupil size [greater than or equal to] 2 mm 0 <2 mm 1 Pinpoint 2 Respiratory rate <20/min 0 [greater than or equal to] 20/min 1 [greater than or equal to] 20/min 2 with central cyanosis Heart rate >60/min 0 4 l-60/min 1 <40/min 2 Fasciculation None 0 Present, generalized/continuous 1 Both generalized and continuous 2 Level of consciousness Conscious and rationale 0 Impaired response to verbal commands 1 No response to verbal commands 2 Seizures Absent 0 Present 1 0-3: mild poisoning; 4-7: moderate poisoning; 8-11: severe poisoning.
The physical exam revealed central cyanosis and blood pressure of 140/80 mmHg, heart rate of 68bpm, respiratory rate of 19 breaths/min, Mallampati score of II, oral aperture above 4 cm, cervical perimeter below 40 cm, 35[degrees] extension of the upper neck and thyromental distance above 6 cm.
In addition, at least two of the following signs must be present: rales or wheezing in at least one lung field (usually the right middle lobe), central cyanosis, tachycardia or tachypnea19,20.
Pulmonary artery dissection symptoms are nonspecific, and 82% of patients have exertional dyspnea, 67% have retrosternal chest pain, and 52% have central cyanosis [6, 12].
They act as direct right-to-left shunts, resulting in central cyanosis, clubbing, exceptional dyspnea, and polycythemia, when the shunt is large.
Physical examination revealed decreased breath sounds on the right side of the lung, and he had dyspnea and central cyanosis.
The baby whose respiratory effort was absent after delivery and who had central cyanosis was intubated and internalized in the neonatal intensive care unit.
2% of babies with cystic fibrosis Cardiac disease Breathless with feeding, poor weight gain, episodes of central cyanosis (blue tongue/lips) Gastro-oesophageal Vomiting or poor weight gain reflux Chronic lung Persistent wet/moist cough lasting >2 months condition Congenital airway Recurrent stridor--noisy breathing heard on abnormalities inspiration and gets worse when crying or unwell
All the qualitative variables like presenting signs and symptoms like central cyanosis, recurrent chest infection, echocardiographic findings like normal, cyanotic CHD, cyanotic CHD, were analyzed for percentages and frequencies.

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