cyanosis


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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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Presenting symptoms compelling the patient to stay in the hospital were also noted including dyspnea on exertion, cyanosis, chest pain, edema, fever, palpitation, hemoptysis and syncope.
Humans can also contract the disease when bitten by mosquitoes carrying the virus and manifest symptoms like headache, fever, drowsiness, restlessness, irritability, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, cyanosis and convulsions.
This is called cyanosis, simply meaning the blue disease.
Pneumonia, and the blue colour of your nails and lips is called cyanosis which means that the lung infection is preventing sufficient oxygen reaching your tissues.
The symptoms are variable and include cyanosis, shortness of breath, tachycardia, confusion, light-headedness; if not treated, may potentially lead to death.3 Even after warnings issued by FDA in the past decade, benzocaine has not been withdrawn from the market.1,3 Between the years 2009 and 2017, officials have confirmed one hundred and nineteen cases of benzocaine-induced Methemoglobinemia, resulting in a total of four deaths.1
While the bruise doesn't appear to be a genuine cause for concern among the royal family, as the Queen has still been attending functions and appears to be in good health, (https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1094380/the-queen-health-bruised-hand-twitter-picture-buckingham-palace-serious-peripheral-cyanosi) Express UK notes that the bruise could be a sign of a medical condition called peripheral cyanosis. The condition is caused by low oxygen levels in the red blood cells or making sure that oxygenated blood to the body.
When the blood MetHb level is about 10-15%, cyanosis develops, and if it exceeds 35%, systemic symptoms including fatigue due to tissue hypoxia, tachycardia, respiratory distress, nausea, and vomiting occur.
If the right ventricular outflow tract obstruction is less severe there may be no or little cyanosis, sometimes called pink TOF3.
The surgeon (Dr Omamo) said the procedure was very short and should not appreciate central cyanosis (bluish colour for lack of oxygen), because his mouth was covered.
One patient had cyanosis and hand and foot gangrene.
Tachypnea (68.75%) and heart murmur (65.62%) were statistically significant with clinical signs in acyanotic heart disease while cyanosis (97.36%), tachypnea (RR >60) (92.10%) and heart murmur (34.21%) had significant association with cyanotic heart disease.