Diagnostic considerations in infants and children with cyanosis

Gurumurthy Hiremath, Deepak Kamat

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Cyanosis is defined by bluish discoloration of the skin and mucosa. It is a clinical manifestation of desaturation of arterial or capillary blood and may indicate serious hemodynamic abnormality. The goal of this article is to help the reader understand the etiology and pathophysiology of cyanosis and to formulate an approach to its differential diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)76-80
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric annals
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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