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Descriptor English: Livedo Reticularis
Descriptor Spanish: Livedo Reticularis
Descriptor livedo reticularis
Entry term(s) lividez reticular
Scope note: Afección caracterizada por la presencia de un patrón reticular en la piel de las extremidades inferiores y otras partes del cuerpo. Este patrón, en azul y rojo, es debido a la presencia de sangre desoxigenada en los inestables vasos sanguíneos de la dermis. El patrón se intensifica con la exposición al frío y mejora con el recalentamiento.
Descriptor Portuguese: Livedo Reticular
Descriptor French: Livedo réticulaire
Tree number(s): C14.907.617.625
C17.800.862.355
C23.888.885.437
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054068
Scope note: A condition characterized by a reticular or fishnet pattern on the skin of lower extremities and other parts of the body. This red and blue pattern is due to deoxygenated blood in unstable dermal blood vessels. The condition is intensified by cold exposure and relieved by rewarming.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Skin Diseases (1966-1992)
Skin Diseases, Vascular (1993-2007)
Vascular Diseases (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note: 2008; see SKIN DISEASES, VASCULAR 1996-2007
History Note: 2008; use SKIN DISEASES, VASCULAR 1996-2007
DeCS ID: 52621
Unique ID: D054068
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2008/01/01
Date of Entry: 2007/07/09
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Livedo Reticularis - Preferred
Concept UI M0026468
Scope note A condition characterized by a reticular or fishnet pattern on the skin of lower extremities and other parts of the body. This red and blue pattern is due to deoxygenated blood in unstable dermal blood vessels. The condition is intensified by cold exposure and relieved by rewarming.
Preferred term Livedo Reticularis



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