Definition of Acrocyanosis
bluish or purple coloring of the hands and feet caused by slow circulation
Examples of Acrocyanosis in a sentence
Because acrocyanosis was present in the patient’s hands, the doctor tried to figure out what could be causing the bluish coloring of her digits.
Although it isn’t painful and doesn’t cause serious injury, purple coloring of the feet caused by circulation-related acrocyanosis may shock those suffering from it.
The cardiac physician explained that unlike other blood-vessel restriction related diseases, the discoloring of the skin caused by acrocyanosis doesn’t have to be treated.
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