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57 Possible Causes for Facial Petechiae

  • Traumatic Asphyxia

    Abstract Traumatic asphyxia is an uncommon syndrome of craniocervical cyanosis, facial petechiae, and subconjunctival hemorrhages following severe crush injury to the thorax[] While the facial petechiae per se are of little consequence, the attendant injuries to other organ systems can be serious and even fatal.[] Abstract Compression of the chest causing facial petechiae, violaceous facial hue, subconjunctival hemorrhages, and frequent mental status abnormalities has been termed traumatic[]

  • Endocarditis

    Lactobacillus is a genus of Gram-positive, facultative anaerobic/ microaerophilic, rod-shaped bacteria. Lactobacilli constitute a significant component of the human microbiota in the oral cavity, gastrointestinal tract and female urogenital tract. They are also widely used as probiotics. Rarely, especially in patients with[…][]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Oct 26;2016. pii: bcr2016217695. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2016-217695. Author information 1 Department of Internal Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. 2 Department of Cardio-Radiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. 3 Department of Pathology, All India[…][]

  • Valsalva Maneuver

    PURPOSE: To evaluate the influence of Valsalva maneuver on the morphology and thickness of the choroid at the macular area. DESIGN: Prospective interventional case series. METHODS: Institutional setting. Nine healthy volunteers performed macular spectral-domain optical coherence tomography using enhanced-depth[…][]

  • Malnutrition

    Post-vomiting facial petechiae – tiny red, purple, or brown spots due to breakage of small blood vessels and bleeding into the skin.[]

  • Viral Exanthem

    Petechiae or purpura may sometimes be seen. In Yellow fever, besides an intense jaundice, facial flushing, conjunctival hyperemia and petechiae can be observed.[]

  • Pediatric Arterial Ischemic Stroke

    Left arm and leg strength were 2/5 with a noticeable facial droop. Cardiac exam showed a regular rate and rhythm with no murmurs. Chest was clear and abdomen was soft.[] No petechiae were noted on his skin. Fingerstick blood glucose was normal. A CT scan of the head showed edema to the right frontal lobe without evidence of hemorrhage.[]

  • Acute Respiratory Failure

    Pediatr Ann. 2018 Jul 1;47(7):e268-e273. doi: 10.3928/19382359-20180625-01. Abstract This article reviews the definition, pathophysiology, etiology, assessment, and management of acute respiratory failure in children. Acute respiratory failure is the inability of the respiratory system to maintain oxygenation or eliminate[…][]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    […] coughing, holding breath, vomiting or crying, which can result in facial petechiae, especially around the eyes.[] Causes [ edit ] Physical trauma [ edit ] Coughing, holding breath, vomiting, crying - The most common cause of petechiae is through physical trauma such as a hard bout of[]

  • Streptococcus Agalactiae

    AUTOPSY FINDINGS The ectoscopy evidenced jaundice, facial plethora, cyanosis of the extremities, and some petechiae on the sternal region.[]

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