Glossary for Skin turgor, decreased
Medical terms related to Skin turgor, decreased or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Acidosis: The accumulation of hydrogen ions or the depletion of the alkaline reserve in the body.
- Breathing difficulties: Various types of breathing difficulty (dyspnea).
- Cardiogenic shock: an inadequate circulation of blood due to primary failure of the ventricles of the heart to function effectively
- Cholera: An acute bacterial disease transmitted through food or water contaminated with human faeces. The intestinal infection is caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
- Christmas disease: Haemophilia B. An x-linked recessive form of haemophilia due to deficiency of coagulation factor IX
- Clammy skin: Moist, cool and pale skin.
- Clammy skin as seen in shock: Clammy skin as seen in shock is abnormally cold and damp skin that typically occurs in shock.
- Diarrhea: Loose, soft, or watery stool.
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Dry skin: Dryness, cracking or scaling of the skin.
- Hemophilia: Blood disease usually genetic causing failure to clot.
- Hypotensive crisis: Hypotensive crisis is a condition in which the blood pressure is dangerously low.
- Hypovolemia: a state of decreased blood volume; more specifically, decrease in volume of blood plasma
- Lax Skin: Skin lacks elasticity and hangs in loose folds.
- Loss of skin turgor: Loss of skin turgor is a loss of skin elasticity.
- Malnutrition: Any disorder that relates to inadequate intake of nutrients.
- Marasmus: A form of malnutrition caused by a severe deficiency of both protein and calories
- Organ rupture: damage to internal organs
- Orthostatic hypotension: also known as postural hypotension
- Peritonitis: Inflammation of the peritoneum.
- Placenta previa: Misplaced placenta covering the cervix
- Postpartum hemorrhage: Postpartum hemorrhage refers to excessive bleeding from the uterus after giving birth.
- Postural hypotension: The occurrence of hypotension which occurs on transfer from lying to standing
- Scaly skin: Toughness or scaliness of the skin
- Sepsis: The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation
- Septic shock: serious medical condition caused by decreased tissue perfusion and oxygen delivery as a result of infection and sepsis, though the microbe may be systemic or localized to a particular site
- Severe diarrhea: A condition which is characterized by severe diarrhoea
- Severe drop in blood pressure: A condition which is characterized by a severe drop in blood pressure
- Skin conditions: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin pain: Pain affecting the skin.
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Skin texture changes: Changes to skin texture or consistency.
- Tough skin: Excessive toughening or scaling of skin.
- Weak skin: Weakening of the skin texture.
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