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265 Possible Causes for Acute Kidney Injury, Dark Urine, Petechiae

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Serial metabolic panels over the next 4 days revealed multiple abnormalities ( Table 1 ) including acute kidney injury, elevated transaminases, elevated LDH, leukocytosis,[] […] pink or dark urine. On dipstick, the urine will be positive for “blood,” but there will be no red blood cells on microscopy.[] Two weeks later, he was transferred to the West China Hospital with nasal hemorrhage for 1 week, hematochezia, hematuria, and petechiae for 5 days.[]

  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) is a rare disease characterized by thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, and acute kidney failure.[] The patient also reported noticing dark urine for several days although denied any frank blood and also denied any diarrhea.[] On examination, he was pale with multiple petechiae on his arms and legs. Blood pressure was 175/90.[]

  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    The second and third cases are related to hemolytic uremic syndrome complicated with acute kidney injury that required hemodialysis.[] You have bloody or dark urine or bowel movements. You have questions or concerns about your condition or care. When should I seek immediate care or call 911?[] Physical examination is significant for petechiae on his legs and diffuse abdominal tenderness to palpation.[]

  • Leptospirosis

    Abstract Acute kidney injury (AKI) is one of the most serious complications of leptospirosis.[] His symptoms started with dark urine, severe cramps in the thighs, and chills. The patient was a visitor to the United States from Guyana.[] […] progressing to inability to urinate Rapid dehydration Vomiting, possibly with blood Diarrhea - with or without blood in stool Bloody vaginal discharge Dark red speckled gums ( petechiae[]

  • Weil's Disease

    Acute kidney injury was defined according to the RIFLE criteria.[] Leptospires were demonstrated with dark-field microscopy in the blood of 9 and in the urine of 5 of these patients.[] Rash O looks like a heart for bradycardia Weil's disease mnemonic "WEILS" Wet due to hemorrhage E is to remind me of epistaxis and other hemorrhagic manifestations like petechiae[]

  • Babesiosis

    A 70-year-old female kidney transplant recipient presented with fever, hemolytic anemia, and acute kidney injury, and met three of four systemic inflammatory response syndrome[] After treatment with a chimeric anti-CD20 antibody preparation (Rituximab), the patient was hospitalised because of anaemia and dark urine from haemoglobinuria.[] Petechiae (small red or purple spots due to bleeding into the skin) and bruises may occur, most likely due to thrombocytopenia (low platelets, which causes abnormal blood[]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    Acute kidney injury (AKI), previously called acute renal failure (ARF), is an abrupt loss of kidney function that develops within 7 days.Its causes are numerous.[] Dark-colored urine is due to the presence of creatinine and other substances in concentrated form.[] Pallor, rash, bruising: petechiae, purpura and nosebleeds may suggest inflammatory or vascular disease, emboli or disseminated intravascular coagulation.[]

  • Vasculitis

    We present a case of a 40-year-old Hispanic man with a history of cocaine abuse who presented with acute kidney injury to the rheumatology clinic where he was being treated[] Common symptoms include: Skin rashes Fatigue Weakness Fever Joint pains Abdominal pain Kidney problems (including dark or bloody urine ) Nerve problems (including numbness[] Clinical presentation ranges from arthralgia, myalgia, petechiae, or rash to single or multiorgan involvement.[]

  • Hepatitis C

    Duarte‐Rojo, The frequency of acute kidney injury in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection treated with sofosbuvir‐based regimens, Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics[] If symptoms occur, they may include loss of appetite, abdominal pain, fatigue, nausea, dark urine, and jaundice.[] Gynecomastia, small testes Abdominal signs: Paraumbilical hernia, ascites, caput medusae, hepatosplenomegaly, abdominal bruit Ankle edema Scant body hair Skin signs: Spider nevi, petechiae[]

  • Heat Stroke

    BACKGROUND: Abnormalities of blood system often occur several days before acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients with heat stroke (HS).[] Other ways to monitor how your body is doing when in the heat is to check the color of your urinedark yellow urine means time to hydrate.[] Autopsy findings included diffuse petechiae and hemorrhages of serosal membranes (n   7/7) and lung congestion (n   3/7).[]

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