Acrocyanosis

The acrocyanosis is persistent, painless, symmetrical cyanosis of the hands, feet or face, caused by a vasospasm of the small vessels of the skin in response to cold.

The acrocyanosis usually occurs in women, and is not associated with arterial disease. The fingers, hands or feet are constantly cold, bluish, sweat excessively and may swell. When acrocyanosis cyanosis persists in contrast to the Raynaud’s syndrome and does not go back slightly. Trophic disorders and ulcers do not occur, as there is no pain. The pulses are normal.

The acrocyanosis is persistent, painless, symmetrical cyanosis of the hands, feet or face, caused by a vasospasm of the small vessels of the skin in response to cold. The acrocyanosis usually occurs in women, and is not associated with arterial disease. The fingers, hands or feet are constantly cold, bluish, sweat excessively and may swell. When acrocyanosis cyanosis persists in contrast to the Raynaud’s syndrome and does not go back slightly. Trophic disorders and ulcers do not occur, as there is no pain. The pulses are normal. Acrocyanosis in a hand © Springer Science + Business Media var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/6_acrocyanosis_slide_7_springer_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl: ‘/ – / media / manual /professional/images/6_acrocyanosis_slide_7_springer_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0 ‘, title:’ acrocyanosis in one hand ‘, description:’ u003Ca id = “v37893784 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003eDiese figure shows the contrast between the digital cyanosis in the hand of a patient with acrocyanosis and a normal hand. u003c / p u003e u003c / div u003e ‘

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