Definition of Livedo

1. Noun. Skin disorder characterized by patchy bluish discolorations on the skin.




Medical Definition of Livedo

1. A discoloured spot or patch on the skin, commonly due to passive congestion, commonly used alone to refer to livedo reticularis. (24 Mar 2004)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Livedo

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livebearer
livebearers
livebearing
livebirth
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liveblogged
liveblogging
liveblogs
liveborn
liveborn infant
lived
lived-in
lived down
lived up
livedo (current term)
livedo racemosa
livedo reticularis
livedo reticularis idiopathica
livedo reticularis symptomatica
livedo vasculitis
livedoid
livedoid dermatitis
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liveforevers
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Literary usage of Livedo

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1. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin by John Moore Neligan, Thomas Waugh Belcher, . (1866)
"The two latter, which have been termed livedo mechanica and livedo calorica ... livedo mechanica, arising under the influence of pressure from tight clothes ..."

2. Diseases of the Skin: A Textbook for Students and Practitioners by J. M. H. MacLeod (1921)
"livedo annularis ; livedo frigore. This consists of a peculiar purplish ... REFERENCES ADAMSON, HG livedo reticularis. With a full bibliography (Brit. ..."

3. An Encyclopædic Index of Medicine and Surgery by Edward John Bermingham (1882)
"The two latter, which have been termed livedo mechanica and livedo calórica ... livedo mechanica, arising under the influence of pressure from tight clothes ..."

4. Skin diseases by Malcolm Morris (1880)
"The two latter, which have been termed livedo mechanica and livedo calorica ... livedo mechanica, arising under the influence of pressure from tight clothes ..."

5. Pathology and treatment of diseases of the skin: For Practitioners and Students by Moriz Kaposi (1895)
"The redness belonging to this category is called livedo, in contradistinction to ... The acute form of idiopathic passive hyperaemia, livedo mechanica, ..."

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