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630 Possible Causes for Enlargement of the Spleen, Petechiae

  • Sunburn

    An " target _blank enlarged spleen can rupture easily, causing severe abdominal pain and requiring emergency surgery.[livestrong.com] Most health care providers recommend avoiding sports for at least a month after the symptoms disappear, especially if your spleen is enlarged.[livestrong.com] Other signs include: Fever, sometimes up to 103 degrees Fahrenheit Very sore throat Swollen lymph glands Headaches Muscles that ache Enlarged or swollen liver and spleen Common[livestrong.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Enlargement of the spleen Mononucleosis may cause enlargement of the spleen.[mayoclinic.org] 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] Pharyngeal inflammation and palatal petechiae are more common in adolescents.[aafp.org]

  • Hypersplenism

    Infections: There is enlargement of the spleen in acute pyogenic infection. In septicemia, the spleen is enlarged and called septic spleen.[labpedia.net] Figure 67-8 Petechiae and ecchymoses in a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. (Courtesy of Sidney Sussman, MD.)[5minuteconsult.com] Hypersplenism may occur in any condition in which there is enlargement of the spleen ( see splenomegaly).[oxfordreference.com]

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    The disease often involves enlargement of lymph nodes in various parts of the body as well as enlargement of the spleen.[cancer.unm.edu] Mucocutaneous bleeding and/or petechiae may be due to thrombocytopenia.[emedicine.medscape.com] The most common treatment-related AEs (reported in at least 5 percent of patients) were headache (20 percent), an increased tendency to bruise (12 percent) and petechiae ([curetoday.com]

  • Aplastic Anemia

    […] liver or spleen Oral thrush (white patches on a red, moist, swollen surface, occurring anywhere in the mouth) The symptoms of aplastic anemia may resemble other blood disorders[chop.edu] We report a case of 6-year-old South Asian girl presenting with bruises, petechiae, and recent history of loose stools.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms result from anemia, thrombocytopenia (petechiae, bleeding), or leukopenia (infections).[merckmanuals.com]

  • Gaucher Disease

    Mutations in GBA lead to the accumulation of glycosylceramide in the lysosome causing an enlargement of the spleen and the liver and skeletal deformations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] massive), and bone involvement (bone pain due to bone infarcts or pathological fractures due to osteopenia) and may bruise easily or present with nosebleeds, bruising and petechiae[patient.info] […] of the spleen and liver, bone lesions, and sometimes neurological impairment Note: Gaucher disease is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait requiring that both parents[merriam-webster.com]

  • Tonsillitis

    Visceral leishmaniasis typically presents with symptoms such as fever, enlargement of the spleen and the liver, hypergammaglobulinaemia and infection of the bone marrow resulting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] pharygnitis include: sore throat; fever; odynophagia; hoarse voice; vomiting; cough; diarrhoea; arthralgia; tonsillopharyngeal erythema; tonsillopharygneal exudate; soft palate petechiae[dontforgetthebubbles.com] spleen.[southerncross.co.nz]

  • Pyrimethamine

    The newborn may have a low birth weight, enlarged liver and spleen, jaundice, anemia, petechiae, and eye damage.[clinicaltrials.gov] The newborn may have a low birth weight, enlarged liver and spleen, jaundice, anemia, petechiae, and eye damage.[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Phosphoglycerate Kinase Deficiency

    This disease may cause anemia, enlargement of the spleen, mental retardation and epilepsy.[mda.org] […] retardation common Severe neonatal jaundice in 1 patient 15-20% cases display neonatal anaemia 10 History: Baby OP born 8/02/07 On admission: Hepatosplenomegaly, cardiomegaly, petechiae[slideplayer.com] […] of the spleen (splenomegaly); and/or paralysis of one side of the body (hemiplegia).[healthmedicinet.com]

  • Tyrosinemia

    They may not gain weight properly, have an enlarged liver and spleen and a swollen abdomen, which are symptoms of other liver diseases .[chp.edu] On physical examination he presented petechiae and haematomas, and a slightly enlarged liver.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Babies may show poor weight gain, an enlarged liver and spleen, a distended abdomen, swelling of the legs, and an increased tendency to bleeding, particularly nose bleeds.[liver.ca]

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