Common signs are bleeding spots (purpura) and petechiae mostly on extremities, bleeding gums, epistaxis and menorrhagia. … Signs include the spontaneous formation of bruises (purpura) and petechiae (tiny bruises), especially on the extremities, bleeding from the nostrils and/or gums, and menorrhagia … 
Chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a disorder characterized by thrombocytopenia resulting from immune-mediated hyper-destruction of platelets, along with associated impaired thrombocyte synthesis. Chronic ITP occurs in both children and adults. In children, ITP is usually acute in onset and self-limiting,…
Streptococcus pyogenes, a group A Streptococcus (GAS) species, is the most important human pathogen within the Streptococcus genus. The most common diseases caused by S. pyogenes are pharyngitis and skin conditions, with possible sequelae of poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis and acute rheumatic fever.…
Pharyngitis is defined as an infection or inflammation of the pharynx which is common in children.
Symptoms usually vary depending on whether it is a viral or bacterial infection. They may also vary from mild to severe. In case of viral pharyngitis, the symptoms include the following: Sore throat Redness of eye Cough…
Petechiae on the soft palate are also common. … In about 50% of cases, small reddish-purple spots called petechiae can be seen on the roof of the mouth. … Those patients presenting late may present with splenomegaly, palatal petechiae, jaundice and abdominal pain if there is splenic rupture/enlargement.
Larger than petechiae, ecchymoses are purple, blue or yellow-green areas of skin that vary in size and shape. … Painless, round and pinpoint (1 to 3 mm in diameter) petechiae usually appear and fade, and sometimes group to form ecchymoses. … Inspection typically reveals evidence of bleeding (petechiae or ecchymoses), along with slow, continuous bleeding from any injuries or wounds.
The Ehlers-Danlos syndrome refers to a group of rare, inherited connective tissue disorders that affect collagen structure and function, marked by hyperplasticity of skin, tissue fragility and hyper-flexible joints.
In the classic type, the skin is hyperelastic, fragile and smooth and velvety to touch. Skin is prone…
Lassa fever is a potentially fatal viral infection that primarily occurs in West Africa. The virus is spread through contact with rodent secretions and person-to-person transmission is possible through direct contact. The majority of infections are asymptomatic and mild, but in rare cases, severe multiorgan failure…