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648 Possible Causes for Hematemesis, Thrombocytopenia

  • Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome

    […] other symptomatic thrombocytopenia, infectious complications, and autoimmunity.[] The clinical presentation of WAS includes several key findings: Bleeding abnormalities - As a result of thrombocytopenia, petechiae, epistaxis, hematemesis and melena are[] […] viral agents: varicella and CMV fungal infections: Candida albicans thrombocytopenia recurrent bleeding , especially in first days of life petechiae purpura easy bruising hematemesis[]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Although thrombocytopenia is one of the major features of TAFRO syndrome, complications of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) are not common.[] References: [3] [4] Clinical features Bleeding manifestations Petechiae , purpura , ecchymoses Oozing of blood from surgical wounds, intravenous lines Hematuria Hematemesis[] Severe, rapidly evolving DIC , in contrast, causes thrombocytopenia, depletion of plasma coagulation factors and fibrinogen, and bleeding.[]

  • Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder

    In other patients – adults as well as children and infants – weight loss, chronic gastrointestinal infections, and autoimmune disease such as immune thrombocytopenia, hemolytic[] […] dysplasias Thymic defects: DiGeorge syndrome Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome: average age at diagnosis is 21 months, bleeding in the first three years of life (28% of patients have hematemesis[] Less commonly, haematological abnormalities such as autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, leukopenia, or thrombocytopenia can occur.[]

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    A controversy soon emerged regarding the pathologic mechanisms responsible for the thrombocytopenia.[] Inherited thrombocytopenia should be considered in patients with long-standing thrombocytopenia unaffected by treatment and in those with a family history of thrombocytopenia[] Put those terms together, and you get "thrombocytopenia." Causes Thrombocytopenia has many causes.[]

  • Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    Abstract Thrombocytopenia can be a complication of hepatitis C viral (HCV) infection.[] […] blood Thrombocytopenia/drug therapy* Thrombocytopenia/immunology Treatment Outcome Substances Antibodies, Monoclonal, Murine-Derived Antineoplastic Agents Evans Syndrome[] […] also has taken no new medications or has a family history of thrombocytopenia.[]

  • Malaria

    […] describ the case of a young soldier who, after returning from Central Africa, presented a fever associated with petechial purpura and gingivorrhagia, hemogram showed deep thrombocytopenia[] Profound thrombocytopenia in Plasmodium vivax malaria. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis . 1999 ; 35 : 243 – 4 .[] OBJECTIVE: Anemia, Leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia are commonly observed hematological abnormalities in malaria and typhoid patients.[]

  • Thrombocytopenia

    Thrombocytopenia can be inherited or acquired.[] Thrombocytopenia is associated with blood diseases such as aplastic anemia and leukemia and is attributed to impaired production of platelets.[] Neonatal thrombocytopenia is a common clinical problem.[]

  • Bleeding Diathesis

    A complete blood count (CBC) can detect anemia and more importantly thrombocytopenia (defined as platelet count 150,000/μL), which may occur either as a result of impaired[] Signs: Abnormal Bleeding (multiple sites) Nasopharynx Epistaxis Bleeding Gums Gastrointestinal Hematemesis Melana Gynecologic Menorrhagia Postpartum Hemorrhage Musculoskeletal[] The patient reported that this was the third episode of hematemesis in one day.[]

  • Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis

    We describe the first case of CHF presenting in an otherwise healthy child, with thrombocytopenia and splenomegaly as the only manifestations of the disease.[] Parents of 21(84%) patients had consanguineous marriage, and 14(56%) patients had family history of hematemesis and melena.[] In view of the persistent hypoprothrombinaemia, severe thrombocytopenia, and the multiple fistulas the risk of operation was thought to be unacceptable and she continues on[]

  • Heparin

    To view the complete and current version, please refer to the heparin induced thrombocytopenia () topic on the BMJ Best Practice website.[] What is heparin induced thrombocytopenia ?[] It is used to help establish a diagnosis of immune-mediated heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT type II) in someone who has a low platelet count ( thrombocytopenia ) and[]

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