"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.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Cyanosis".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cyanosis" by people in Profiles.
Sharma TR, Shah UR, Barrett GS, Puri SK. Cyanosis and difficulty with breathing in a newborn. JAAPA. 2011 Feb; 24(2):62, 64.
Holden KR, Sessions JC, Curé J, Whitcomb DS, Sade RM. Neurologic outcomes in children with post-pump choreoathetosis. J Pediatr. 1998 Jan; 132(1):162-4.
Earle GF, Sade RM, Riopel DA. Banding of patent ductus arteriosus for palliation of cyanotic congenital heart disease. Am Heart J. 1984 Jul; 108(1):173-5.