Pale skin : Medical Symptom Description


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Pale skin: Pale skin is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Paleness. For a medical symptom description of 'Pale skin', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Paleness (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Pale skin' may be possible.
Paleness (symptom): Whitening or pallor of the skin
Paleness (symptom): Several severe illnesses lead to general pallor of the body ranging from anemia to leukemia to heart conditions. Localized pallor can also occur in areas of poor circulation such as the hands and fingers in Raynaud's phenomenon. Paleness of the skin needs to be distinguished from other symptoms such as whitening of the skin or hypopigmentation (loss of skin pigment). Any form of paleness or pallor needs medical investigation.

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