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livedo

 [lĭ-ve´do]
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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

li·ve·do

(li-vē'dō), Do not confuse this word with libido.
A bluish discoloration of the skin, either in limited patches or general.
[L. lividness, fr. liveo, to be black and blue]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

li·ve·do

(li-vē'dō)
A bluish discoloration of the skin, either in limited patches or generalized.
[L. lividness, fr. liveo, to be black and blue]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The presence of livedo reticularis required thorough investigations of the underlying mechanism that led to the identification of mutated factor V of coagulation.
Livedo racemosa is a persistent variant of livedo reticularis with a characteristic, large, broken, branching pattern, often on the trunk and proximal limbs.
Livedo racemosa was present on her upper and lower legs bilaterally.
Ledinek, "Interferons beta have vasoconstrictive and procoagulant effects: A woman who developed livedo reticularis and Raynaud phenomenon in association with interferon beta treatment for multiple sclerosis," Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, vol.
SLE-nonspecific manifestations comprised vasculitic rash in 50 (40.0%) patients, scarring alopecia in 39 (30.9%), palmar erythema in 26 (21.0%), vasculitic ulcers in 7 (4.9%), livedo reticularis in 5 (3.8%), digital gangrene in 3 (2.4%), Raynaud's phenomenon in 3 (2.4%) patients.
Las manifestaciones cutaneas comienzan con areas de eritema moteado o reticular, similar a livedo reticularis, con nodulos subcutaneos y placas violaceas, purpureas o equimoticas, dolorosas, que pueden progresar a ulceras necroticas y la formacion de escaras.
In addition, petechial and purpuric rashes, papular eruptions, and rarely erythema nodosum, erythema multiforme, and livedo reticularis may be seen.
Cutaneous dermatomyositis is depicted as a patchy, macular, violaceous erythema classically displaying a livedo or reticulated array.