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Palmar Crease Pallor

Overview

  • Loss of colour in the palmar creases is classically a sign of anaemia, though may also occur in the context of poor peripheral perfusion.
    • Causes of Palmar Crease Pallor

    • Anaemia
    • Low cardiac output, due to cardiac disease
    • Peripheral shutdown, due to increased sympathetic activity
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Associated Diseases
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Red Cell Disorders
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