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61 Possible Causes for Bleeding Diathesis, Meningococcal Meningitis, Thrombocytopenic Purpura

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    We report on 3 male neonates with hereditary ADAMTS13 deficiency (Upshaw Schulman syndrome, USS), the inherited form of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP). 2 presented[] Bleeding diathesis must be corrected before surgery in order to prevent massive intraoperative bleeding.[] In contrast, disseminated intravascular microthrombosis (DIT) occurs in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and TTP-like syndrome due to ADAMTS13 deficiency or insufficiency[]

  • Splenectomy

    KEYWORDS: ITP; Immune thrombocytopenic purpura; Rituximab; Second-line therapy; Splenectomy[] diathesis or currently on anticoagulation therapy (i.e. coumadin, heparin, LMWH) Hemorrhagic cerebral vascular accident Severe uncontrolled hypertension Diabetic or hemorrhagic[] Preliminary experience of LS with LCS for a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is reported.[]

  • Renal Cortical Necrosis

    Fox DA, Faix JD, Coblyn J, Fraser P, Smith B, Weinblatt ME (1986) Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and systemic lupus erythematosus.[] meningitis.[] The other presenting features included the following: neuropsychiatric complications (22), metabolic acidosis (15), fluid overload (9), bleeding diathesis (5), hyperkalaemia[]

  • Purpura Fulminans

    Called also Schönlein-Henoch purpura or syndrome and allergic or anaphylactoid purpura. idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura thrombocytopenic purpura not directly associated[] We report a rare case of adult meningococcal disease characterized by an intermediate form of meningitis between purulent meningitis and meningeal inoculation from fulminant[] DIC is followed by a secondary bleeding diathesis, as pro-coagulant factors are rapidly consumed. 4, 5, 6 This bleeding tendency is thought to be responsible for the characteristic[]

  • Purpura

    Blood and Bone Marrow What is immune thrombocytopenic purpura?[] Figure 1: (A) Bilateral purpuric rash on the legs of a 15-year-old girl with disseminated intravascular coagulation associated with meningococcal meningitis.[] Diathesis Acquired Causes: liver disease, use of anticoagulant and anti platelet medications, vitamin K deficiency, and massive transfusion Inherited Causes: Purpura Fulminans[]

  • Complement Deficiency Syndrome

    purpura I Infections E eczema Wiskotand aldrich wear TIE 3.Ataxia Telengiectasia due defect in ATM gene required for DNA repair patients have ataxia ,telengiectasia and IgA[] Rosa DD, Pasqualotto AC, de Quadros M, et al. (2004) Deficiency of the eighth component of complement associated with recurrent meningococcal meningitis – case report and[] diathesis Chronic granulomatous disease X-linked or autosomal recessive gp91phox ( CYBB ; X-linked) p22phox, p47phox, p67phox (autosomal recessive) Granulomatous lesions[]

  • Generalized Shwartzman Reaction

    Abstract Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) was first described by Moschcowitz (1) in 1925.[] Patients with severe DIC may develop a hemorrhagic diathesis with bleeding into the lungs, urinary tract, and gastrointestinal tract.[] Thrombotic microangiopathy including hemolytic uremic syndrome, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and postpartum renal failure.[]

  • Recurrent Neisseria Infections due to Factor D Deficiency

    Ecilizumab in the treatment of refractory idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.[] Tailpiece Search for a universal vaccine for meningococcal meningitis There is an obvious need for a universal vaccine for meningococcal meningitis, but the development of[] diathesis Recurrent opportunistic infections with encapsulated organisms in the first years of life (e.g., otitis media ) Increased risk of autoimmune diseases and hematological[]

  • Acute Juvenile Hemorrhagic Cystitis

    purpura (ATP) Autoimmune thyroiditis Balo disease Behcet’s disease Bullous pemphigoid Celiac disease — sprue Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) Churg-Strauss[] diathesis Complete blood count Thrombocytopenia suggests alternate diagnosis Evaluate for anemia because of risk of gastrointestinal bleeding Mild leukocytosis typically[] , Meningococcal Meningitis, Migraine (Alt Purple)Multiple Myeloma, PHACES, Post-Polio Syndrome, Sickle Cell Anemia, Sturge-Weber Syndrome, Thrombophilia, & Williams Syndrome[]

  • Severe Idiopathic Pneumococcemia

    Splenectomy for thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Ann Surg 1969;169:616-24. 3. Coon WW. Splenectomy for immune thrombocytopenic purpura.[] diathesis and skin lesions consistent with purpura fulminans (33).[] If indicated, lumbar puncture should be performed, par ticularly in infants or children due to the high incide nce of meningococcal meningitis in this population.[]

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