livedo reticularis

noun

livedo re·​tic·​u·​lar·​is -ri-ˌtik-yə-ˈler-əs, -ˈlar- How to pronounce livedo reticularis (audio)
: a condition of the peripheral blood vessels characterized by reddish blue mottling of the skin especially of the extremities usually upon exposure to cold

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“Livedo reticularis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/livedo%20reticularis. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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