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REVIEW

Acrocyanosis - A Symptom with Many Facettes

Uwe Wollina, André Koch, Dana Langner, Gesina Hansel, Birgit Heinig, Torello Lotti, Georgi Tchernev
Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences 2018 January 25, 6 (1): 208-212
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Acrocyanosis is an uncommon complaint belonging to the acro-syndromes. It typically presents with coolness and bluish discolourations of hands, feet, ears, nose, lips and nipple. The most frequently affected parts of the body are the hands. This review discusses physical factors, vascular disorders, infectious diseases, haematological disorders, solid tumours genetic disorders, drugs, eating disorders, and spinal disease presenting as or leading to acrocyanosis.

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