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815 Possible Causes for Anemia, Fever, Insect Bite

  • African Trypanosomiasis

    Back to full disease list Other Names: Nagana, Tsetse Disease, Tsetse Fly Disease, Trypanosomosis African animal trypanosomiasis (AAT) is a parasitic disease that causes anemia[] A 61-year-old Polish man was admitted to the Department because of high-grade fever and multi-organ dysfunction after a tourist trip to East Africa.[] He gave no history of a painful insect bite but presented with classic early signs of sleeping sickness (a primary chancre, regional lymphadenopathy, circinate erythema, and[]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    A 37-year-old Caucasian male with immunosuppression due to aplastic anemia being treated with cyclosporine, presented to hospital with relapsed disease.[] A 37-year-old woman undergoing CAPD was admitted to the emergency room due to general weakness, fever, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.[] The most common way of developing necrotizing fasciitis is when bacteria enter the body through a break in the skin, like a cut, scrape, burn, insect bite, or puncture wound[]

  • Chronic Pyogenic Osteomyelitis

    Certain conditions increase the risk of developing such an infection, including sickle cell anemia, injury, the presence of a foreign body (such as a bullet or a screw placed[] For this reason, it is very important to seek medical attention whenever the bone pain worsens and presents itself along with fever.[] Poor hygiene, ignorance, sickle cell disease, and minor trauma in the form of cuts, abrasions, insect bites, and thorn-pricks were the main predisposing factors.[]

  • Sweet Syndrome

    CONCLUSION: When caring for patients with Sweet syndrome, dermatologists should be aware of the potential association of leukopenia, anemia, thrombocytopenia, absence of arthralgia[] After about 5 months, he was admitted again with tachypnea and high grade fever and leukocytosis.[] bite Pregnancy Rheumatoid arthritis A reaction from a drug also can bring on Sweet syndrome.[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents have been used to treat anemia, one of the extra-articular manifestations of RA.[] Ingestion of nuts or seafood, insect bites (venom), and drug injection may all cause life-threatening reactions in highly sensitised individuals.[] Abstract Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is the most common hereditary auto-inflammatory (periodic fever) syndrome, and usually successfully treated with colchicine.[]

  • Relapsing Polychondritis

    Reports of RP patients with autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) are extremely rare and cases with the mixed-type AIHA has not been reported.[] Beginning manifestations, such as fever, are often unspecific, leading to RP misdiagnosis.[] This can often be mistaken for an insect bite or an infection, leading to an incorrect diagnosis and a prescription for antibiotics.[]

  • Insect Bite

    Spiders bite appearance Two puncture marks close together bite symptoms Widow spiders : muscle cramps and pain, increased blood pressure, sweating, skin rash Violin spiders : anemia[] They serve as vectors for viruses (e.g., those viruses causing yellow fever, Dengue fever, West Nile fever), bacteria (mainly Enterobacteriaceae) and protozoa (e.g., Dirofilaria[] Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is caused by bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii that is transmitted by infected ixodid (hard) ticks.[]

  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia

    Simultaneous occurrence of cold agglutinin hemolytic anemia and central nervous system disease due to Mycoplasma pneumonia is extremely rare.[] She had a dual infection with dengue hemorrhagic fever with unusual manifestations; liver failure.[] He volunteered that he was constantly exposed to insect bites due to the close proximity of rural areas to his working environment.[]

  • Bacterial Infections

    This can lead to life-threatening neurological diseases, such as encephalitis, as well as dermatologic disease, hemolytic anemia, and arrhythmias, among others.[] Fever myth teaser Q : Does having a fever mean your infection is bacterial rather than viral?[] Bacterial infections are caused by bacteria that enters your body through your nose, mouth, a cut/sore, or even an insect bite.[]

  • Angioimmunoblastic Lymphadenopathy

    During hospitalization the patient developed hemolytic anemia (Coombs positive) and lung metastases.[] Although complete remission of AML was achieved, fever persisted and atypical skin rash followed by generalized lymphadenopathy along with polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia[] Insect-bite-like Wells’ syndrome in association with mantle-zone lymphoma. Br J Dermatol 2006; 155: 614–616. 11.[]

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