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Cyanosis - Glossary

Last Updated on Apr 23, 2018
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Glossary

Fallotís Tetralogy: Also known as tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), it is a rare cardiac condition caused by a combination of four heart defects that are present at birth.
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Methemoglobin: An abnormal form of hemoglobin, incapable of binding oxygen, where the iron in the heme is in ferric form instead of the ferrous form that is usually present in normal hemoglobin.
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Pleural Effusion: A build-up of fluid between the tissues lining the lungs and the chest.

Pneumothorax: A collapsed lung.

Pulmonary Edema: A condition caused by excess fluid in the lungs.

Raynaudís Phenomenon: A condition in which the fingers and toes feel numb and cold due to the temporary reduction of the blood supply, resulting in low oxygen saturation of blood.

Sulfhemoglobin: A green pigment derived from hemoglobin that cannot be reconverted back to normal hemoglobin and causes cyanosis.

Truncus Arteriosus: A rare heart condition where a single great artery leaves the heart and divides into the pulmonary artery and the aorta.

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vaishali9524

Which age group people are more prone to this cyanosis?

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