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a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes

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severe tricuspid stenosis precipitates a constellation of signs like central cyanosis, digital clubbing, limb and facial oedema and tender hepatomegaly.
In physical examination, infant had poor general condition, prematured appearence, and central cyanosis.
Central cyanosis indicates low arterial oxygen content.
He was acutely unwell with a Glasgow Coma Score of 7/15, central cyanosis and unrecordable blood pressure.
Over 6 hours central cyanosis gradually disappeared and patient gradually regained consciousness.
Subsequent medical examination revealed a distressed patient (sinus tachycardia 144 beats per minute, respiratory rate 24 breaths per minute, blood pressure 119/62 mmHg) with signs of central cyanosis, and persistently low pulse oximetry readings fluctuating between 80% and 90% despite the patient being on a rebreather oxygen mask.
The physical examination revealed state of somnolence, tachypnea, tachycardia, difficulty in breathing, and central cyanosis.
Mild central cyanosis with oxygen saturation of 85% and digital clubbing were evident.
She had both peripheral and central cyanosis in the absence of clubbing.
Classic barrel chest, central cyanosis, pursed-lip breathing, or signs of right heart failure may be seen on exam.
MetHb Clinical concentration (%) findings 10-20 Central cyanosis of limbs/trunk 20-45 Central nervous system depression (headache, dizziness, fatigue, lethargy), dyspnea 45-55 Coma, arrhythmias, shock, convulsions > 60 High risk of mortality Adapted from Kross et al.
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