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31 Possible Causes for Deep Vein Thrombosis, Prolonged Capillary Refill

  • Septic Shock

    We report a 10-year-old child with an unremarkable past history who presented with septic shock including hypotension, prolonged capillary refill time, decreased urine output[] After his initial exam revealed lower-extremity edema and decubitus ulcers, a venous Doppler was performed, which revealed extensive deep vein thrombosis.[] vein thrombosis (1B); use of stress ulcer prophylaxis to prevent upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with bleeding risk factors (1B); oral or enteral (if necessary[]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Deep vein thrombosis, when a blood clot forms in the blood vessels and blocks the flow as well as oxygen, can also lead to necrosis.[] vein thrombosis, contact dermatitis, and muscle contusion.[] Deep vein thrombosis or thrombophlebitis. Osteomyelitis with soft tissue involvement.[]

  • Paradoxical Embolism

    Radial pulse was nearly absent, and capillary refill was prolonged. There was hand numbness and motor function impairment from the elbow to the distal hand extremity.[] We present a case of a middle-aged smoker who was admitted with lower limb deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, who developed acute upper limb ischaemia during his[] We present the case of a dyspneic patient with concomitant pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, and impending paradoxical embolism.[]

  • Hypovolemia

    Prolonged capillary refill ( 2 seconds), especially when combined with tachycardia, is more specific, although it may be difficult to measure.[] vein thrombosis -- Examination of the musculoskeletal system -- Visual field testing -- Nerves of the eye muscles (iii, iv, and vi) : approach to diplopia -- Miscellaneous[] Prolonged capillary refill time (pressing on the nail) and orthostatic hypotension are not reliable signs of mild to moderate hypovolemia 5.[]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    On admission, the patient was febrile (38.5 C) and pale, and the capillary refill time was prolonged (4 seconds).[] An autopsy reveals that she has bilateral pulmonary emboli with lower limb deep vein thrombosis and Pseudomonas meningoencephalitis with frank pus on the brain.[] […] or without deep venous thrombosis 2.[]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Prolonged central capillary refill time 2 seconds. Difficulty in breathing as shown by intermittent apnoea, grunting and not feeding.[] Other complications Other complications of pneumonia can include: deep vein thrombosis (DVT) lung abscess blood infection, such as septicaemia or bacteraemia Blood infections[]

  • Ischemic Ulcer

    A prolonged capillary refill time may indicate arterial insufficiency in a patient with a lower limb ulcer, but it is a non-specific sign.[] vein thrombosis Congestive heart failure Varicose veins Incompetent valves Any condition resulting in muscle weakness in the lower extremities Malnutrition Obesity Immobility[] Other potential causes of venous ulcers include: varicose veins high blood pressure trauma fractures or injuries obesity blood clotting disorders deep vein thrombosis heart[]

  • Sepsis

    capillary refill 5 seconds core to peripheral temperature difference 3 C Respiratory dysfunction (in the absence of a cyanotic heart defect or a known chronic respiratory[] vein thrombosis (1A); use of stress ulcer prophylaxis to prevent upper GI bleeding using H2 blockers (1A) or proton pump inhibitors (1B); and consideration of limitation[] We suggest that patients with low cardiac output and elevated systemic vascular resistance states (cool extremities, prolonged capillary refill, decreased urine output but[]

  • Neonatal Purpura Fulminans

    Capillary refilling time was prolonged over 2 s, while cardiopulmonary sounds were normal. There was no hepatosplenomegaly or lymphadenopathy.[] The patient may have recurrent episodes of purpura fulminans and/or deep vein thrombosis unless anticoagulation therapy is given.[] See separate Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism articles). It is essential to begin anticoagulation with heparin, during induction of warfarin therapy.[]

  • Renal Infarction

    Symptoms due to shock such as hypotension, tachycardia and prolonged capillary refill time may be present.[] His past medical history included left breast carcinoma on tamoxifen and left leg deep vein thrombosis (DVT) on coumadin.[] Lower extremity venous duplex exam – the purpose is to look for a deep vein thrombosis as a source for the embolus.[]

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