Painless, symmetric, distal bluish discoloration usually affecting hands and occasionally feet (1)
Peripheral parts: Ear, nose, and nipple can be affected.
Affected areas can be cool.
Painless blue fingers, hands, nose, lips, toes, or feet
Digits may often feel cool.
Symptoms worsen with cooler temperatures
Onset typically in 2nd or 3rd decade
Symptoms are long-standin...
Keep extremities warm with insulated clothing.
Behavioral changes to avoid inciting situations: outdoor weather without warm clothes, sitting under the AC at work, smoking ces...
Most patients do well.
Progression to digital or limb ulceration or pain does not typically occur with acrocyanosis. If so, reconsider diagnosis to include vasculi...
443.89 Other specified peripheral vascular diseases
25003006 acrocyanosis (finding)
Acrocyanosis is generally benign.
Acrocyanosis is persistent; RP is intermittent.
Make sure secondary etiology is ruled out.
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