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87 Possible Causes for Facial Petechiae

  • Traumatic Asphyxia

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

  • Duodenal Hematoma

    There were minor facial petechiae. Oropharynx was pink and moist and no evidence of gingival bleeding or epistaxis. There was no conjunctival injection.[wjgnet.com]

  • Malnutrition

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

  • Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

    Physical examination showed facial petechiae. There was no hepatosplenomegaly.[nature.com] Neck and facial petechiae were noted after delivery. There was no hepatosplenomegaly.[nature.com]

  • Endocarditis

    We present the surgical implantation in mitral position of the Edwards Sapien 3 valve for prosthetic valve endocarditis in a severely ill child after multiple valve replacements. The procedure was safely performed and provided adequate hemodynamic results in the short term. This report highlights the excellent[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    Acute intraoperative superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome is an exceedingly rare complication in the cardiac surgical population. We describe the case of a 71-year-old female undergoing multi-vessel coronary artery bypass grafting who developed acute intraoperative SVC syndrome following internal thoracic artery[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Valsalva Maneuver

    Contrast-enhanced transcranial Doppler (c-TCD) has been used to detect right-to-left shunts (RLS) because it is highly sensitive and cost-effective. The use of provocation maneuvers, such as physiologic maneuvers (e.g., coughing) and the Valsalva maneuver (VM) to transiently increase right atrial pressure and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    […] coughing, holding breath, vomiting or crying, which can result in facial petechiae, especially around the eyes.[en.wikipedia.org] 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[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Bordetella Pertussis

    Describe the prevalence of Bordetella pertussis via PCR in children under 5 years old hospitalized as probable cases of pertussis and report the most common clinical features among them. A positive PCR result for B. pertussis was observed in 20.5% of our samples (18/88), one-third of them were from infants[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Placental Transfusion Syndrome

    Caput succedaneum and facial petechiae-birth-associated injuries in healthy newborns under forensic aspects. Int J Legal Med. 2012 May;126(3):385-90 Kommentare J.[koeln-kh-augustinerinnen.de]

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