tardive cyanosis


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Related to tardive cyanosis: Eisenmenger complex, Victor Eisenmenger

late cy·a·no·sis

cyanosis due to right to left shunt in congenital heart disease appearing only after cardiac failure.

cy·a·nose tar·dive

(sī'ă-nōs tahr'div)
Cyanosis developing in congenital heart disease only after the heart begins to fail.
Synonym(s): tardive cyanosis.
[F. delayed cyanosis]

tardive cyanosis

Cyanosis caused by congenital heart disease and appearing only after cardiac failure. Synonym: delayed cyanosis
See also: cyanosis