Livedo syndromes (overview) R23.1

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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retiforme purpura

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Heterogeneous group of vascular syndromes characterized by the morphological phenomenon " Livedo" as reticular (retiform), cold-driven visible vascular accentuation of the deep cutaneous vascular plexus.

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Livedo reticularis: Due to physical noxae that lead to functional disturbances of the blood circulation:

Livedo racemosa:


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Last updated on: 29.10.2020