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Livedo reticularis - close-up

Livedo reticularis - close-up

Overview

This is a close-up view of livedo reticularis. Livedo is a descriptive term used to describe the red, non-blanchable (doesn't turn white when pressed) network-pattern (reticulated) in the skin caused by plugging of the blood vessels. This condition has many causes.

Update Date 5/13/2011