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livedo

(lɪˈviːdəʊ)
n, pl livedos
(Pathology) med a reddish discoloured patch on the skin
[from Latin]
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Noun1.livedo - skin disorder characterized by patchy bluish discolorations on the skin
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
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li·ve·do

n. livedo, mancha en la piel, frecuentemente azulada o morada, similar a un morado.
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The differential diagnosis of pernio includes other cold-induced syndromes such as Raynaud's syndrome, cold panniculitis, cold urticaria, livedo reticularis, acrocyanosis, and chilblain lupus.
In addition, on both thighs a persistent, blotchy, purple, net-like pattern was noticed, suggestive for livedo reticularis (Figure 2).
The differential diagnosis of pernio includes other cold-in duced syndromes such as Raynaud's syndrome, cold panniculitis, cold urticaria, livedo reticularis, acrocyanosis, and chilblain lupus.
Shortly after, the patient developed livedo reticularis of the extremities and acrocyanosis suggestive of peripheral vascular involvement.
The list of the top rising APS-related queries, as captured by GT and Goggle Correlate rivaroxaban apixaban antiphospholipid syndrome guidelines lupus factor 5 Leiden thrombophilia heparin livedo reticularis Search terms, considered on Google Trends separately, were: "antiphospholipid" (requiring the exact phrase to be present in the search field) (http://www.google.com/trends) with the following filters: "Worldwide," in "All Categories" and for "Web Searches").
In addition to that, there are certain other associations for the APS such as valvular heart disease, livedo reticularis, thrombocytopaenia, nephropathy, and neurological impairment which were not included in the diagnostic criteria [5].
The patient had also demonstrated livedo reticularis of both forearms around the time she presented the akinetic-rigid syndrome.
Characteristics, n (%) APS (n = 30) SAPS (n = 19) PAPS (n =11) Vascular thrombosis 28 (93.3) 19 (100) 9 (81.8) Venous thrombosis 18 (60) 13 (68.4) 5 (45.4) Arterial thrombosis 13 (43.3) 8 (42.1) 5 (45.4) Recurrent thrombosis 12 (40) 9 (47.4) 3 (27.3) Pregnancy morbidity 9 (30) 5 (26.3) 4 (36.4) Normal fetus deaths 2 (6.7) 1 (5.26) 1 (9.1) Premature births 0 0 0 Spontaneous abortions 8 (26.7) 5 (26.3) 3 (27.3) Vascular thrombosis and 7 (23.3) 5(26.3) 2 (18.2) pregnancy morbidity Noncriteria APS features 24 (80) 16 (84.2) 24 (80) Livedo reticularis 12 (40) 8 (42.1) 4 (36.4) Thrombocytopenia 7 (23.3) 4(21) 3 (27.3) Migraine 7 (23.3) 6 (31.6) 1 (9.1) Seizures 4 (13.3) 3 (15.8) 1 (9.1) APS: antiphospholipid syndrome; PAPS: primary APS; SAPS: secondary APS.
Abrupt onset of livedo reticularis may be followed by retiform purpura, ulcers, nodules, and gangrene.