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113 Possible Causes for Decreased Platelet Count, Edema of Lower Extremity

  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

    extremities or stomach (edema) As the disease progresses, symptoms of light-headedness or exercise-related dizziness may occur.[] Stomach and lower extremity swelling may develop as your lung pressures increase, and the right ventricle — which pumps blood into the lungs — begins to weaken.[] CTEPH include: Fatigue Shortness of breath, especially with exercise Less common symptoms include: Chest pain Heart palpitations or fluttering Dry cough Swelling of the lower[]

  • ALK+ Histiocytosis

    Thrombocytopenia refers to decreased platelet counts, which may induce a tendency to bleed.[] The organs decrease functionality as they enlarge, and red blood cells and platelet counts decrease.[]

  • Heart Failure

    Compression stockings may be effective for lower-extremity edema.[] […] the platelet count and the risk of thrombosis associated with myeloproliferative disorders such as essential thrombocythemia, polycythemia vera, and chronic myelogenous leukemia[] Temperature of lower extremities Cool lower extremities may reflect inadequate cardiac output.[]

  • Preeclampsia

    ., facial edema, rapid weight gain) are not unique to preeclampsia, it is wise to follow affected patients for hypertension and proteinuria. 5 Edema involving the lower extremities[] Liver function tests and platelet counts must be performed to document decreasing values prior to hospital discharge.[] […] coagulopathy-related results are as follows: Platelet count below 100,000/mm 3 Elevated PT or aPTT* Decreased fibrinogen* Increased d-dimer level* Hemolysis-related results[]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    extremity swelling (edema).[] […] while lying flat (orthopnea) or awakening at night with shortness of breath (paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea) are also hallmarks of heart failure, as are exertional fatigue and lower[]

  • Sarcoidosis

    A 71-year-old patient developed tender skin nodules in the right lower extremity followed by bilateral ankle edema and then development of erythema nodosum in the left lower[] Splenic enlargement is observed in 5–10%, it is usually minimal and asymptomatic and causes rarely decrease in the count of platelets, red and white cells [ 37 ].[] extremity in November 2000.[]

  • Liver Failure

    lower limbs a buildup of fluid in the abdomen, known as ascites fever and shivering extremely itchy skin fingernails that curve excessively, known as clubbing losing a significant[] Blood examination and imaging revealed a decreased platelet count and splenomegaly.[] Other complications from cirrhosis include: bruising (due to low platelet count and/or poor clotting) bleeding (due to decreased clotting proteins) sensitivity to medications[]

  • Drug Hypersensitivity

    See this previous report for the differential of bilateral lower extremity edema. 2) C3 and C4 complement levels can be used in a workup of vasculitis to help distinguish[] He was discharged on spironolactone as a diuretic for treatment of his lower extremity edema.[] Main points: 1) In approaching edema, important questions to ask include laterality, pain/ rash, albumin levels, exposures, atopy personal and family history.[]

  • HELLP Syndrome

    […] of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), edema of the lower extremities, hyperemia of the spleen, hydropericardium, and shock kidneys.[] Despite considerable patient variation, most gravid women with HELLP syndrome had decreasing platelet counts until 24 to 48 hours after delivery.[] Postoperatively, the platelet count and antithrombin III level decreased, and computed tomography revealed intramuscular hematomas that possibly were related to vascular injury[]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    A 34-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with abdominal distention and lower extremity edema.[] Decreases in blood cell counts. DARZALEX can decrease white blood cell counts which help fight infections and blood cells called platelets which help to clot blood.[] Edema. Lower-extremity paresthesias.[]

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