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691 Possible Causes for Diarrhea, Petechiae, Upper Respiratory Infection

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    : If associated with a URI, diarrhea suggests a viral etiology Fever: Can be caused by EBV infections and influenza Bacterial pharyngitis This may be difficult to distinguish[] respiratory infection among rural Indian infants.[] Less common symptoms include reduced ability to smell, headache, shortness of breath, sinus pain, itchy and watery eyes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bad breath, and body aches[]

  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome is a triad of microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and acute renal failure not associated with diarrhea.[] The most frequently reported adverse reactions in aHUS single arm prospective trials ( 20%) are: headache, diarrhea, hypertension, upper respiratory infection, abdominal pain[] On examination, he was pale with multiple petechiae on his arms and legs. Blood pressure was 175/90.[]

  • Meningitis

    Ways to reduce the risk of developing meningitis Quit smoking and avoid second hand smoke (exposure to tobacco smoke increases the risk) Avoid upper respiratory infections[] […] as much power to cause wide-ranging impact among the population as pneumonia, diarrhea, and measles.[] […] 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[]

  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is characterized by acute kidney injury with microangiopathic hemolytic anemia and thrombocytopenia with a diarrhea prodrome[] Diarrhea and upper respiratory infections are the most common factors leading to HUS.[] […] gastrointestinal illness abdominal pain bloody diarrhea nausea vomiting fatigue (anemia) oliguria/anuria (renal failure) Physical exam pallor (anemia) jaundice (hemolysis) petechiae[]

  • Primary Myelofibrosis

    Besides abdominal swelling, other symptoms such as digestive disorders (diarrhea and constipation) heartburn, and indigestion triggered by fatty foods may also appear.[] Disturbances in leukopoiesis render the patient prone to infections, e.g., to upper respiratory infection and urinary tract infection.[] Clinical manifestations depend on the type of blood cell affected and may include anemia, pallor, splenomegaly, hypermetabolic state, petechiae, ecchymosis, bleeding, lymphadenopathy[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    A person with Addison's disease also should know how to increase medication during periods of stress or mild upper respiratory infections.[] Diarrhea following organ transplantation is usually associated with infection and immunosuppression therapy.[] Explain the common side effects of weight gain, swelling around the face and eyes, insomnia, bruising, gastric distress, gastric bleeding, and petechiae.[]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    Recurrent upper respiratory infections, peripheral neuropathy, and cryoglobulinemia can also be seen in association with MM.[] For this reason we report this rare case in which diarrhea and abdominal pain were the initial presenting symptoms of multiple myeloma with a plasmacytoma.[] This report describes rare oral manifestations of multiple myeloma like oral petechiae and gingival swelling presented in a 40-year-old male patient.[]

  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    The isolation of C difficile or its toxins in the stools of infants with SIDS, diarrhea, or even if large quantities of fecal cytotoxin are present.[] After the upper respiratory tract infection, there was an increase in mucosal permeability and the appearance of IgA and IgM in saliva.[] Autopsy revealed multiple petechia under the capsule of the thymus, subepicardially and subpleurally, the cause of death was tentative supposed to be a sudden infant death[]

  • Heat Stroke

    Acute abdomen, bloody diarrhea, dilated bowel loop, and unexplained shock should be considered as warning signs of colonic ischemia and consequent perforation.[] Table 1 Risk factors predisposing to the development of exertional heat stroke (after Dickinson) Risk factor 15 Examples Obesity Current upper respiratory infection orfebrile[] Autopsy findings included diffuse petechiae and hemorrhages of serosal membranes (n   7/7) and lung congestion (n   3/7).[]

  • Erythema Multiforme

    A 15-year-old girl presented with recurrent lip swelling and eventual development of diarrhea and targetoid macules on the palms, feet, and back.[] Herpes simplex Mycoplasma pneumonia upper respiratory infections less common drugs e.g., sulfonamides, β -lactams, phenytoin idiopathic Often affects young adults (18 - 30[] Updated July 30, 2017 Parents pay a lot of attention to the skin of their child and, certainly, the skin exam is a valuable tool for the vigilant clinician (ex, Cap Refill , Petechiae[]

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