Fingers that change color

Alternative Names

Blanching of the fingers; Fingers – pale; Toes that change color; Toes – pale

Definition of Fingers that change color

Fingers or toes may change color when they are exposed to cold temperatures or stress or when there is a problem with their blood supply.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/21/2009

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