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a discolored patch on the skin, usually associated with cold weather. adj., adj liv´edoid.
livedo racemo´sa (livedo reticula´ris) reddish blue, netlike mottling of the skin; it is exacerbated by exposure to cold.
a persistent purplish network-patterned discoloration of the skin caused by dilation of capillaries and venules due to stasis or changes in underlying blood vessels including hyalinization; rarely appears as a developmental defect.
livedo reticularis Dermatology A bluish mottling of the skin evoked by low temperatures and characterized by vasodilation. See Raynaud's phenomenon.
li·ve·do re·tic·u·la·ris (li-vē'dō re-tik-yū-lar'is)
A persistent purplish network-patterned discoloration of the skin caused by dilation of capillaries and venules due to stasis or changes in underlying blood vessels including hyalinization.
livedo reticularis An irregular, mottling of the legs in a wide-mesh, fishnet pattern which occurs in CUSHING'S SYNDROME and various collagen diseases. A similar brownish mottling, called erythema ab igne, used to be common in women who sat too close to the fireplace.
References in periodicals archive
Whang, "A case of dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis," The Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Caption: Figure 5: Dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis: extensive hyperpigmentation in a reticulated pattern is noted on the dorsal aspect of the feet and the palms ((a)-(b)).
A diagnosis of dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis (DPR) with a differential of Naegeli- Franceschetti-Jadassohn syndrome (NFJS) was made.
Reticulate pigmentation in association with involvement of hair, nail, teeth and eccrine glands is seen in dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis and Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn syndrome.
Dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis. Dermatol Wochenschr.