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47 Possible Causes for Abdominal Pain, Splenic Infarction, Splinter Hemorrhage

  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

    -Distant emboli, e.g. splenic infarct . More common in acute IE. /-Valvular vegetations. Irregular ball of loosely adherent tissue - dull, irregular surface.[librepathology.org] Herein, we report a 25-year-old male diagnosed with SBE, who presented with the unusual symptom of sudden onset of left upper quadrant abdominal pain for 2 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] SBE manifests many skin findings including petechiae, splinter hemorrhages of the nails, Osler's and laneway lesions, clubbing of the fingers, and findings suggestive of angiitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    CASE PRESENTATION: We present the case of a 56-year-old man who developed multiple mycotic aneurysms of the right hepatic artery and massive splenic infarction as rare complications[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PATIENT CONCERN: A 42-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of fever, abdominal pain, headache, and right limb weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was afebrile but had a pansystolic murmur and a solitary splinter hemorrhage on the right thumb.[nejm.org]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    -Distant emboli, e.g. splenic infarct. More common in acute IE. /-Valvular vegetations. Irregular ball of loosely adherent tissue - dull, irregular surface.[librepathology.org] The patient presented with fevers, fatigue, abdominal pain and renal failure and was found to have acute left-sided staphylococcal endocarditis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is generalized clubbing: involving all the fingers and toes and there are two splinter hemorrhages in the left index finger.[prepareformedicalexams.blogspot.com]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    We present a rare case of bacterial endocarditis of the aortic valve complicated by intracranial haemorrhage, splenic and renal infarcts.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On the fourth postoperative day, the patient presented with fever and worsening abdominal pain, which was later diagnosed as infectious aortitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical exam Up to half of all patients will exhibit classic physical signs such as 1) petechiae, 2) splinter hemorrhages, 3) Osler's nodes, 4) Janeway lesions and 5) Roth's[symptoma.com]

  • Splenic Artery Embolism

    Splenic infarction is a relatively uncommon diagnosis.[synapse.koreamed.org] hemorrhages).[advancesinpd.com] — stroke (esp if PFO), intracranial haemorrhage — septic pulmonary emboli — splenic infarction, and other end organs, etc presence of risk factors EXAMINATION Skin rash Splinter[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Embolism

    The clinical findings of PDE are arterial embolic manifestations that include cerebral (40%), peripheral (50%), coronary (8%), renal (1%), and splenic (1%) ischemia or infarction[emedicine.medscape.com] pain Signs of bleeding in the brain: Severe headache Sudden vision changes Sudden loss of movement or feeling in your legs or arms Memory loss or confusion If you have any[cedars-sinai.edu] Patients may complain of localized leg pain with a DVT or abdominal or flank pain from a thromboembolism that formed in the pelvis, abdomen or kidneys [1].[ems1.com]

  • Candida Endocarditis

    Abdominal computed tomography (CT) revealed hepatomegaly and splenomegaly with splenic infarct, thought to result from septic embolism.[elsevier.pt] The following symptoms may be present: Epigastric pain Nausea and vomiting Abdominal pain Fever and chills Abdominal mass (in some cases) Respiratory tract candidiasis The[emedicine.medscape.com] Other signs can include: Small areas of bleeding under the nails ( splinter hemorrhages ) Red, painless skin spots on the palms and soles (Janeway lesions) Red, painful nodes[medlineplus.gov]

  • Right Heart Endocarditis

    […] causes loin pain and hematuria Immune complex deposition may cause glomerulonephritis Splenomegaly and splenic infarction due to emboli Diagnosis Requires (a) 2 major criteria[pathologyoutlines.com] […] signs and symptoms such as nausea/vomiting and abdominal pain Janeway lesions, which are small, painless, red or hemorrhagic lesions on the palms and sloes Osler’s nodes,[dovemed.com] Splenomegaly Splenic infarction may occur as a result of emboli. In this case, splenic palpation may be painful and tender, and a rub may be heard.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arterial Embolism

    The abdominal CT scan showed signs of ileitis, left kidney infarction, and massive splenic infarction. Blood cultures were negative.[revespcardiol.org] We report on 2 cases of visceral arterial embolism presenting with acute abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Can also get microangiopathic hemolytic anemias like TTP/HUS, HELLP, and in Catastrophic APS (see below) Skin manifestations are common and include splinter hemorrhages, livedo[errolozdalga.com]

  • Mycotic Aneurysm

    This showed aortic pseudoaneurysm enlargement, an increasing number of splenic and renal embolic infarcts, and a small aneurysm within the splenic artery.[annalspc.com] The median age of patients with IMA aneurysm was 48 (range, 22-64) years, with a male predominance of 2:1 and abdominal pain in all cases (n 3; 100%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal computed tomography (CT) revealed hepatomegaly and splenomegaly with splenic infarct, thought to result from septic embolism.[revportcardiol.org]

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