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1,462 Possible Causes for Earlobe Creases, Petechiae

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Cutaneous petechiae are not uncommon, and a scarlatiniform rash may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] Commonly, the tonsils may have a bumpy look on their surface - somewhat like a golf ball White or yellow colored spots on the tonsils (tonsillar exudate) Petechiae (look like[medicinenet.com] […] physical examination, children with classic group A streptococcal pharyngitis are more likely to demonstrate tonsillopharyngeal erythema, a red edematous uvula, palatal petechiae[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Sunburn

    Sunburn - Home Treatment Home treatment measures may provide some relief from a mild sunburn. Use cool cloths on sunburned areas. Take frequent cool showers or baths. Apply soothing lotions that contain aloe vera to sunburned areas. Topical steroids (such as 1% hydrocortisone cream ) may also help with sunburn[…][web.archive.org]

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  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae, splenomegaly, or atypical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Conclusions and Relevance In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae[doi.org] Infectious mononucleosis should be suspected in patients 10 to 30 years of age who present with sore throat and significant fatigue, palatal petechiae, posterior cervical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Pharyngitis

    Posterior pharynx with petechiae and exudates in a 12-year-old girl.[web.archive.org] There may be Pasita lines (petechiae) in the antecubital fossa area. May be accentuated in the underpants area.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] […] following: Assessment of airway patency Temperature Hydration status Head, ears, eyes, nose, and throat – Conjunctivitis, scleral icterus, rhinorrhea, tonsillopharyngeal/palatal petechiae[emedicine.com]

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  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] nodes ( 1 cm) Absence of conjunctivitis, cough, and rhinorrhea, which are symptoms that may suggest viral illness [2] Less common findings in streptococcal pharyngitis are petechiae[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Insect Bite

    Petechiae (say "puh-TEE-kee-eye"): Are tiny, flat red or purple spots in the skin or the lining of the mouth. Do not turn white when you press on them.[northshore.org]

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  • Meningitis

    […] 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[meningitis.com.au] When a patient presents with fever and petechiae, WFS must be considered, even when the patient has a non-toxic appearance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] introducing toxic substances into the circulation and causing fever; if the infection is caused by N. meningitidis , a rash may appear and develop into hemorrhagic spots ( petechiae[britannica.com]

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  • Thrombocytopenia

    Larger than petechiae, ecchymoses are purple, blue or yellow-green areas of skin that vary in size and shape.[en.wikipedia.org] Thrombocytopenia is characterized by the appearance of tiny purplish spots (petechiae) or larger black-and-blue areas (ecchymoses) in the skin, which are due to small hemorrhages[britannica.com] When ITP is severe and the platelet count is less than 10,000, patients will often notice petechiae and bruising with minimal contact.[ucsfhealth.org]

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  • Fat Embolism

    Abstract Cerebral fat embolism (CFE) causes microinfarcts, vasogenic edema, and petechiae in the brain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After this procedure, she presented with the triad of hypoxemia, neurological impairment, and petechiae consistent with the diagnosis of FES.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Two petechiae were evident on the left arm and a single petechia in the right axilla.[nejm.org]

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  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    Abstract In this retrospective cohort study conducted in 63 children with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in China; petechiae, bruises and bleeding were the major[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here, we describe a previously healthy adolescent who presented with fever, influenza-like symptoms and acute onset of generalized petechiae and active oral mucosa bleeding[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical manifestations may range from spontaneous formation of purpura and petechiae, especially on the extremities, to epistaxis, bleeding at the gums or menorrhagia, any[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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