"Cyanosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes due to an increase in the amount of deoxygenated hemoglobin in the blood or a structural defect in the hemoglobin molecule.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cyanosis" by people in Profiles.
Intraoperative hypercyanosis in a patient with pulmonary artery band: case report and review of the literature. J Clin Anesth. 2012 Dec; 24(8):652-5.
Axillary arteriovenous fistula for the palliation of complex cyanotic congenital heart disease: is it an effective tool? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jan; 141(1):188-92.
Respiratory syncytial virus immune globulin for prophylaxis against respiratory syncytial virus disease in infants and children with congenital heart disease. The Cardiac Study Group. J Pediatr. 1998 Oct; 133(4):492-9.