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138 Possible Causes for Easy Bruising, Livedo Reticularis

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Steroids do have side effects, such as easy bruising, bone thinning, cataracts, and diabetes. Anti-rheumatic medicines can help treat RA.[familydoctor.org] Since she had manifestations of livedo reticularis, and liver dysfunction which was atypical for RA patients, a percutaneous needle liver biopsy was performed revealing arteritis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] bruising, muscle weakness and thinning of the skin.[nhsinform.scot]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    bruising Anxiety Depression Memory loss[web.archive.org] […] syndrome antiphospholipid antibodies livedo reticularis pregnancy morbidity Livedo reticularis was included in the original clinical description of the antiphospholipid syndrome[doi.org] Sometimes changes in blood counts may contribute to symptoms of fatigue (low red blood cell count, anemia), serious infections (low white blood cell count), or easy bruising[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Other symptoms are: blood clots decreased blood pressure easy bruising rectal or vaginal bleeding red dots on the surface of the skin ( petechiae ) If you have cancer, DIC[healthline.com]

  • Anticardiolipin Antibody Syndrome

    reticularis, is sometimes known as Sneddon syndrome cutaneous manifestations (e.g. livedo reticularis, livedo racemosa) thoracic manifestations pulmonary manifestations ([radiopaedia.org] Do you have problems with easy bruising or bleeding, or have you noticed small red spots on your skin (petechiae)? Screening for thrombocytopenia required.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] For example, a low level of platelets, which can cause easy bruising and a type of anaemia called haemolytic anaemia.[patient.info]

  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

    bruising or bleeding (nosebleeds or bleeding from gums) Feeling very tired Headaches Hepatomegaly Pain or a feeling of fullness below the rib s on the left side Pain, tingling[seer.cancer.gov] She then developed a livedo reticularis rash over her right forearm and punch biopsy revealed luminal pseudo-thrombi in small vessels consistent with Type 1 cryoglobulinemia[jnnp.bmj.com] The covered platelet cells may not work right, resulting in bleeding and easy bruising. Every year, there are five new cases of macroglobulinemia per 1,000,000 people.[uihc.org]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    Other features include livedo reticularis, skin ulcers and tender indurated plaques.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] tendency to heal, livedo reticularis, and severe pain).[doi.org] A 39-year-old woman presented with prominent and painful livedo reticularis lesions spreading on her upper and lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Cushing’s syndrome COMMON FEATURES LESS COMMON FEATURES Weight gain Insomnia Hypertension Recurrent infection Poor short-term memory Thin skin and stretch marks Irritability Easy[pituitarysociety.org] Memory loss was due to job stress and thin skin and easy bruising were due to sun exposure. After foot and back fractures at age 47, I was finally diagnosed.[csrf.net] Too much cortisol can lead to Cushing’s syndrome, causing symptoms including: Weight gain in the neck, face and upper body Flushing in the face Easy bruising Purple stretch[froedtert.com]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Memory loss was due to job stress and thin skin and easy bruising were due to sun exposure. After foot and back fractures at age 47, I was finally diagnosed.[csrf.net] He had plethoric face, prominent neck hump, pink striae, easy bruising, and vellous hypertrichosis [Figure 1]. There was erythroderma studded with small pustules.[e-ijd.org] Presence of moon face, marked obesity on the body, hirsutism, buffalo hump, purple striae, hypertension, muscle weakness, easy bruising on the skin and acne are classic signs[academic.oup.com]

  • Vasculitis

    Since she had manifestations of livedo reticularis, and liver dysfunction which was atypical for RA patients, a percutaneous needle liver biopsy was performed revealing arteritis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Livedo reticularis, nodules, and deep ulcers are usually caused by vasculitis of deeper, medium or large vessels.[merckmanuals.com] reticularis (rare) Ulcers Digital infarcts Nodules Livedo reticularis Papulo-necrotic lesions Hypertension (damage to the renal vessels) End-organ ischaemia (eg, TIA/CVE)[patient.info]

  • Hyperviscosity Syndrome

    reticularis, and purpura may occur.[signavitae.com] CG accounts for 5-25% of all clinical cases. (5) Type I CG classically produces signs related to hyperviscosity and/or thrombosis: Raynaud phenomenon, digital ischemia, livedo[signavitae.com]

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