local asphyxia


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lo·cal as·phyx·i·a

stagnation of the circulation, sometimes resulting in local gangrene, especially of the fingers; one of the symptoms usually associated with Raynaud disease.
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lo·cal as·phyx·ia

(lō'kăl as-fik'sē-ă)
Stagnation of circulation, sometimes resulting in local gangrene, especially of the fingers; one of the symptoms usually associated with Raynaud syndrome.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

local asphyxia

Asphyxia affecting a limited portion of the body (e.g., fingers, hands, toes, or feet) due to insufficient blood supply. It is a symptom usually associated with Raynaud's disease.
See also: asphyxia
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