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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.
  • Arrthymia:
  • 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.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Skin turgor, decreased:

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