acroasphyxia(redirected from dead fingers)
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Impaired digital circulation, possibly a mild form of Raynaud disease, marked by a purplish or waxy white color of the fingers, with subnormal local temperature and paresthesia.
[acro- + G. asphyxia, stoppage of the pulse]
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acroasphyxiaAn obsolete term for compromised blood flow at the extremities, especially the feet; acral cyanosis, Raynaud’s disase.
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acroasphyxia(ak″rō-ăs-fĭk′sē-ă) [acro- + asphyxia]
Cold, pale condition of hands and feet; symptom of Raynaud's disease.
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Impaired digital circulation, marked by a discoloration of the fingers, with subnormal local temperature and paresthesia.
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