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1,298 Possible Causes for Petechiae

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Cutaneous petechiae are not uncommon, and a scarlatiniform rash may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] Commonly, the tonsils may have a bumpy look on their surface - somewhat like a golf ball White or yellow colored spots on the tonsils (tonsillar exudate) Petechiae (look like[medicinenet.com] […] physical examination, children with classic group A streptococcal pharyngitis are more likely to demonstrate tonsillopharyngeal erythema, a red edematous uvula, palatal petechiae[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Thrombocytopenia

    Larger than petechiae, ecchymoses are purple, blue or yellow-green areas of skin that vary in size and shape.[en.wikipedia.org] Thrombocytopenia is characterized by the appearance of tiny purplish spots (petechiae) or larger black-and-blue areas (ecchymoses) in the skin, which are due to small hemorrhages[britannica.com] When ITP is severe and the platelet count is less than 10,000, patients will often notice petechiae and bruising with minimal contact.[ucsfhealth.org]

  • Sunburn

    BACKGROUND: Denmark has experienced an increase in melanoma incidence since the 1960s. Exposure to ultraviolet radiation is the main preventable cause of this cancer. We examined current travel to, and sun-related behaviour of Danes at, sunny destinations in relation to their risk for sunburn. METHOD: A[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae, splenomegaly, or atypical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Conclusions and Relevance In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae[doi.org] 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]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    Checking the patient for areas of small, purple or red spots (petechiae), hemorrhage beneath the skin (purpura), and bluish discoloration of a fairly large area of the skin[encyclopedia.com]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Chronic kidney insufficiency affects a significant number of individuals in the developed countries, particularly the United States. The progressive nature of the disease and a substantial reduction in the quality of life over the period of time are the primary reasons why an early diagnosis is crucial. Anemia,[…][symptoma.com]

  • Scarlet Fever

    Forehead and cheeks appear flushed Circumoral pallor Pharyngitis Tonsil s are hyperemic and edematous, with exudate Throat is inflamed and covered by a membrane Palatal Petechiae[fpnotebook.com] Petechiae are also visible on her soft palate. Her anterior-cervical nodes are swollen and tender.[doi.org] The throat will be a bright red , but sometimes may just have red spots on the back of the throat or palate, called palatal petechiae .[ourmed.org]

  • Vasculitis

    Vascular spasm with cyanosis was seen in all patients frequently, as was petechiae and periorbital edema.[ehcd.com] Abstract Leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) is a disease characterized by inflammation of small vessels presenting with petechiae and palpable purpura.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Purpura, petechiae, or ulcers may develop. Diagnosis requires biopsy. Treatment depends on etiology and extent of disease.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Two weeks later, he was transferred to the West China Hospital with nasal hemorrhage for 1 week, hematochezia, hematuria, and petechiae for 5 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He also develops petechiae on his shoulders and abdomen.[medbullets.com] Physical examination may reveal petechiae, ecchymosis, gangrene, mental disorientation, hypoxia, hypotension, and GI bleeding.[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    External links [ edit ] Look up petechia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Petechiae .[en.wikipedia.org] It may cause fever, heart murmurs, petechiae, anemia, embolic phenomena, and endocardial vegetations.[msdmanuals.com] Small red or purple spots composed of blood (petechiae) may cover the skin of the upper trunk.[rarediseases.org]

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