Pale, white, blue, or cold skin at or below an injury
Pale, white, blue, or cold skin at the site of an injury
can occur when blood vessels have been pinched or injured by a direct injury.
Examples of direct injuries include gunshot wounds, stab wounds,
fractures, crushing injuries, snakebites, medical
procedures, or surgery.
An arm or leg that becomes pale, white,
blue, or cold after putting on a brace, cast, or splint, may mean the
device is too tight. The blood supply to the arm or leg may be decreased or cut
off. If the device is too tight: