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58 Possible Causes for Leukocytosis, Palatal Petechiae

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Infectious mononucleosis should be suspected in patients 10 to 30 years of age who present with sore throat and significant fatigue, palatal petechiae, posterior cervical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sprunt, Frank Alexander Evans (1889-1956): Mononuclear leukocytosis in reaction to acute infection (infectious mononucleosis).[whonamedit.com] Pharyngeal inflammation and palatal petechiae are more common in adolescents.[aafp.org]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Petechiae : Conjunctivae. Hands and feet (dorsum). Chest and abdominal wall. Oral mucosae and soft palate. Splinter or subungual haemorrhages : linear and red.[patient.info] Leukocytosis and elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate suggest the diagnosis of IE. The hallmark of IE is a cardiac vegetation and continuous high-grade bacteremia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Leukocytosis is usually present.[symptoma.com]

  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Petechiae : Conjunctivae. Hands and feet (dorsum). Chest and abdominal wall. Oral mucosae and soft palate. Splinter or subungual haemorrhages : linear and red.[patient.info] Laboratory studies may show anemia, leukocytosis, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), and microscopic hematuria.[symptoma.com] Laboratory testing may reveal anemia, leukocytosis, elevated ESR, positive rheumatoid factor, hematuria, and red blood cell (RBC) casts in urine.[visualdx.com]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Physical examination may reveal erythema and swelling of the pharynx, enlarged and erythematous tonsils, tonsillar exudate and palatal petechiae.[drplace.com] On clinical examination, patients with group A strep pharyngitis usually have Pharyngeal and tonsillar erythema Tonsillar hypertrophy with or without exudates Palatal petechiae[cdc.gov] Palatal petechiae and scarlatiniform rash are highly specific but uncommon; a swollen uvula is sometimes noted.[aafp.org]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    Prolonged fevers, leukocytosis, and elevations in C reactive protein (CRP) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) were also noted in over half of cases, suggesting potential[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] of the palate and a scarlatiniform rash.[emedicine.medscape.com] White blood cell count: Leukocytosis is very common with counts more than 10,000 per cubic millimeter and a predominance of polymorphs and immature neutrophils.[symptoma.com] […] nodes ( 1 cm) Absence of conjunctivitis, cough, and rhinorrhea, which are symptoms that may suggest viral illness [2] Less common findings in streptococcal pharyngitis are petechiae[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Rocky Mountain spotted fever Scarlet fever Typhus [4] Streptococcal pharyngitis - Petechiae on the soft palate are mainly associated with streptococcal pharyngitis , [5] and[en.wikipedia.org] CASE PRESENTATION: A 57-year-old white man presented with bilateral large leg ulcers, fever, and marked leukocytosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] lesions , A nemia, N ail bed hemorrhage, E mboli References: [15] [6] [17] [18] [19] [20] [21] [22] [23] Diagnostics Laboratory studies Best initial test: blood cultures Leukocytosis[amboss.com]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    petechiae (“doughnut lesions”) Sudden onset of sore throat Tender, enlarged anterior cervical nodes Tonsillopharyngeal erythema Tonsillopharyngeal exudates Features suggestive[aafp.org] Minor criteria : a) previous rheumatic fever or rheumatic heart disease; b) arthralgia; c) fever; d) elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, positive C-reactive protein, or leukocytosis[wwwn.cdc.gov] Blood tests: Leukocytosis is seen with a total of around 12000 to 15000 white cells per cubic millimeter.[symptoma.com]

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    […] healthy donors and untreated patients [BFU-E, 69 47; CFU-GM, 61 48; CFU-GEMM, 16 11; CFU-total, 145 94; P values KEYWORDS: Eltrombopag; Extramedullary haematopoiesis; ITP; Leukocytosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] About half of the patients demonstrated haematologic changes (leukocytosis 56.6 %, eosinophilia 43.8 %). Relevant clinical features of HS are summarized in Table 3 .[doi.org]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    Petechiae : Conjunctivae. Hands and feet (dorsum). Chest and abdominal wall. Oral mucosae and soft palate. Splinter or subungual haemorrhages : linear and red.[patient.info] These tests may reveal leukocytosis, anemia, elevated ESR, and positive RF.[symptoma.com] Currently, the most common of these is petechiae.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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