Definition: 'Compression Cyanosis'
compression cyanosisType: Term
1. cyanosis accompanied by edema and petechial hemorrhages over the head, neck, and upper part of the chest, as a venous reflex resulting from severe compression of the thorax or abdomen; the conjunctiva and retinas are similarly affected.
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