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54 Possible Causes for Apnea, Facial Petechiae

  • Bordetella Pertussis

    ., pneumonia, convulsions, apnea, encephalopathy, and death.[] Methods: - We enrolled 123 infants younger than 180 days (median age 57 days, 62 [50.4%] males), unvaccinated with paroxysmal cough ( 5 days), apnea/cyanosis or vomit post-cough[] […] distinguishing factor also presents with a dry cough, but no whooping cough and no posttussive vomiting Complications Pneumonia Failure to thrive Death especially in young infants Apnea[]

  • Malnutrition

    Post-vomiting facial petechiae – tiny red, purple, or brown spots due to breakage of small blood vessels and bleeding into the skin.[] We present an unusual case of unanticipated postoperative apnea following mivacurium administration, as a result of acquired plasma cholinesterase deficiency, in a patient[] For those patients in a poor nutritional state who experience an unexpected episode of apnea or prolonged neuromuscular blockade, practitioners must always consider malnutrition-induced[]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    There is growing evidence that fluid accumulation in the neck contributes to the pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).[]

  • Traumatic Asphyxia

    Traumatic asphyxia is an uncommon syndrome of craniocervical cyanosis, facial petechiae, and subconjunctival hemorrhages following severe crush injury to the thorax.[] It is also called traumatic apnea, bruise mask, Perthes syndrome and Morestin s syndrome.[] While the facial petechiae per se are of little consequence, the attendant injuries to other organ systems can be serious and even fatal.[]

  • Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

    Physical examination showed facial petechiae. There was no hepatosplenomegaly.[] Caput succedaneum Craniotabes Crying - excessive (0-6 months) Failure to thrive Hemorrhagic disease of the newborn Home apnea monitor use - infants Hyperglycemia - infants[] Neck and facial petechiae were noted after delivery. There was no hepatosplenomegaly.[]

  • Valsalva Maneuver

    […] can also cause the windpipe tube to constrict from the vacuum created and this may well weaken the windpipe and adversely affect the speaking and singing voice and invite apnea[] The test can be used to evaluate weakness of the soft palate and throat walls in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea [19] ; the test is considered unreliable [20] .[] CO2, hyperventilation, apnea, breath holding, cold pressure, handgrip, head-up tilt, cognitive/motor tasks, and intravenous injection of acetazolamide.[]

  • Diaphragmatic Eventration

    Physical examination showed facial petechiae. There was no hepatosplenomegaly.[] Apnea monitor: this monitor alerted Aaron's caregivers when he stopped breathing.[] Polysomnography can confirm the presence and severity of sleep apnea as well as nocturnal hypoventilation in patients with adequate daytime ventilation.[]

  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia

    Physical examination shows pallor, pale conjunctivae, scattered facial petechiae, tachycardia, and a flow murmur. There is no scleral icterus.[] Recent polysomnogram has demonstrated no significant apnea or hypopnea.[] Upper airway obstruction may be a complication from craniofacial disorders and may be responsible for life-threatening sleep apnea that may result in pneumonia or respiratory[]

  • Asphyxia

    […] and conjunctival petechiae at autopsy Fractures of hyoid bone, tracheal cartilage, cervical vertebrae are rare; hemorrhage in neck muscles also rare Hyoid fractures are more[] , Could Be Clue to Understanding Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Apr. 27, 2016 — Serotonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain, shortens periods of apnea (temporary cessation of[] […] must consciously breathe; although it is often said that persons with this disease will die if they fall asleep, this is not usually the case Respiratory diseases Sleep apnea[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    […] coughing, holding breath, vomiting or crying, which can result in facial petechiae, especially around the eyes.[] Obstructive sleep apnea (a condition of sleep wherein disordered breathing overlaps with obesity, hypertension, and/or diabetes) is regarded as an independent cause of heart[] Causes [ edit ] Physical trauma [ edit ] Coughing, holding breath, vomiting, crying - The most common cause of petechiae is through physical trauma such as a hard bout of[]

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