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1,538 Possible Causes for Anemia, Petechiae

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Infectious mononucleosis (IM) is a rare cause of aplastic anemia in adults.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae, splenomegaly, or atypical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An 18-year-old woman with infectious mononucleosis developed splenic infarction and severe anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Her lab tests revealed a WBC count of 10,100 cells/mcL and a platelet count of 33,000 cells/mcL with anemia.[healio.com] […] nodes ( 1 cm) Absence of conjunctivitis, cough, and rhinorrhea, which are symptoms that may suggest viral illness [ 2 ] Less common findings in streptococcal pharyngitis are petechiae[emedicine.medscape.com] […] neuropsychiatric symptoms. [ 30 ] Complications of mononucleosis Complications can include the following: Splenic rupture Hepatitis Guillain-Barré syndrome Encephalitis Hemolytic anemia[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Miscellaneous symptoms Other symptoms associated with strep infection include: anemia elevated white blood cell counts inflammation of the epiglottis (epiglottitis) heart[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Cutaneous petechiae are not uncommon, and a scarlatiniform rash may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] Miscellaneous symptoms Other symptoms associated with strep infections include the following: anemia elevated white blood cell counts inflammation of the epiglottis (epiglottitis[encyclopedia.com]

  • Meningitis

    […] risk for bacterial meningitis include the following: Adults older than 60 years of age Children younger than 5 years of age People with alcoholism People with sickle cell anemia[emedicinehealth.com] […] infants) Muscle, leg or joint pain Neck retraction with arching of the back (infants) Pale or blotchy skin Rash or spots that don’t fade with pressure (also called purpure or petechiae[meningitis.com.au] […] introducing toxic substances into the circulation and causing fever; if the infection is caused by N. meningitidis , a rash may appear and develop into hemorrhagic spots ( petechiae[britannica.com]

  • Aplastic Anemia

    Aplastic anemia is a form of anemia due to failure in bone marrow production of leukocytes, erythrocytes and platelets, resulting in peripheral blood pancytopenia.[symptoma.com] We report a case of 6-year-old South Asian girl presenting with bruises, petechiae, and recent history of loose stools.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms result from anemia, thrombocytopenia (petechiae, bleeding), or leukopenia (infections).[merckmanuals.com]

  • Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

    She had no serious complications except for postpartum anemia. The newborn became febrile at the 48th hour of life.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the course of the co-infection, he developed fever, thrombocytopenia (13,700 cells/mm3), petechia, and hypoalbuminemia, which are compatible with the World Health Organization[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient developed diffuse pulmonary hemorrhage and anemia requiring multiple transfusions. She eventually sustained multi-organ system failure and expired.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypersplenism

    Although splenomegaly in children with sickle cell anemia is common, massive enlargement associated with thrombocytopenia and very severe anemia is rare.[jamanetwork.com] Figure 67-8 Petechiae and ecchymoses in a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. (Courtesy of Sidney Sussman, MD.)[5minuteconsult.com] INFECTION often entails anemia.[nejm.org]

  • Myelodysplasia

    Who has aplastic anemia and MDS?[niddk.nih.gov] ., bruising and/or petechiae) may cause patient distress.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Petechiae, ecchymoses, and nose and gum bleeding are common manifestations of a low platelet count.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Typhus

    Physical and laboratory data showed cytopenia (thrombocytopenia and anemia), splenomegaly, hyperferritinemia, hypofibrinogenemia, and an elevated level of interleukin-2 receptor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] myalgia nausea vomiting Physical exam hypotension fever photophobia early rash light rose color and blanches under pressure late rash dull red that does not fade scattered petechiae[step2.medbullets.com] Murine typhus in children exhibits several different characteristics, with abdominal pain, diarrhea, and sore throat reported more commonly, higher frequency of anemia, lower[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    HUS manifests as a triad of signs: micro-angiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, and uremia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On examination, he was pale with multiple petechiae on his arms and legs. Blood pressure was 175/90.[web.era-edta.org] Thrombocytopenia rarely manifests in form of petechiae, hematoma or spontaneous hemorrhages.[symptoma.com]

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