Possible Causes for Lingual Petechiae in USA

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Lingual Petechiae Petechiae

    Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), also called primary immune thrombocytopenia or idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, is an autoimmune disease affecting thrombocytes. The most common presentations observed are bleeding and prolonged bleeding time leading to thrombocytopenia and anemia. Common signs are…[1]

  • Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Lingual Petechiae Petechiae

    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,…[2]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    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.…[3]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Infectious mononucleosis is a common viral infection known to cause pharyngitis and fever. It is primarily an infection of teenagers and young adults caused by the Epstein Barr virus. The majority of patients with infectious mononucleosis have mild symptoms. However a few will complain of the following features: Once…[4]

  • T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma

    T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder and a subtype of adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Both solid tumors in lymphatic tissues as well as impairment of bone marrow function may be presented by affected individuals, and, in recent years, survival rates have increased significantly due to…[5]

  • Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder

    Patients diagnosed with primary immune deficiency disorder may show any one of several gene defects that cause the immune system to fail. Contrary to secondary immunodeficiencies, environmental factors triggering symptom onset cannot be identified. Many PIDD patients have a family history of immunodeficiency or…[6]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon
  • Blast Phase
  • Acute Erythroblastic Leukemia
  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    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…[7]

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  1. Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Symptoma
  2. Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Symptoma
  3. Streptococcal Infection, Symptoma
  4. Infectious Mononucleosis, Symptoma
  5. T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, Symptoma
  6. Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder, Symptoma
  7. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Symptoma