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191 Possible Causes for Petechiae, Postpartum Hemorrhage

  • Von Willebrand Disease

    Women with VWD appear to be at increased risk of experiencing postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), though the levels of VWF increase during pregnancy.[] The examiner should note the size, location, and distribution of any ecchymoses, hematomas, or petechiae, and should assess for evidence of risks of increased bleeding, such[] Abstract We here report a case of a 33-year-old woman who experienced secondary postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) due to uterine artery pseudoaneurysm rupture.[]

  • Glanzmann Thrombasthenia

    There is lack of consensus regarding treatment of postpartum hemorrhage in patients with Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia.[] Symptoms include purpura, petechiae, bruising, gingival bleeding, epistaxis, and menorrhagia.[] All patients presented with typical bleeding disorder including moderate hematomas, petechiae, and mucocutaneous bleedings.Both siblings showed severely reduced platelet aggregation[]

  • Acquired Hemophilia

    KEYWORDS: Acquired hemophilia A (AHA); Bleeding disorders; Factor VIII; Peripartum AHA; Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH)[] Platelet Coagulation Purpura Ecchymoses Petechiae 9.[] Abstract Postpartum hemorrhage is a common cause of maternal mortality.[]

  • Hereditary Factor X Deficiency

    Women in the childbearing age may have menorrhagia, while pregnant women suffer from an increased risk of miscarriages, antepartum and postpartum hemorrhage.[] Ambulatory patients may have petechiae or ecchymoses in the ankle area, whereas bedridden patients may have them on the back.[] Patients may experience easy bruising, profuse nosebleeds, postpartum hemorrhage, excessively prolonged or heavy menstrual bleeding, and postsurgical hemorrhage.[]

  • Essential Thrombocythemia

    Of the patients with ET, 6% experienced pre-eclampsia, and 9% of all patients had postpartum hemorrhage.[] Petechiae are never seen.[] […] to carefully evaluate in women with essential thrombocythemia the likelihood of developing a hemorrhagic complication.[]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Abstract Although it is widely accepted that uterine artery embolization (UAE) is an effective therapeutic strategy for postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), no consensus has been[] Two weeks later, he was transferred to the West China Hospital with nasal hemorrhage for 1 week, hematochezia, hematuria, and petechiae for 5 days.[] hemorrhage.[]

  • Postpartum Hemorrhage of the Uterus

    Pelvic arterial embolization or PAE, a minimally invasive, life-saving therapy, is a safe and effective treatment for postpartum hemorrhage, say researchers at the Society[] In the same day, the patient noted small petechiae sized 1–2 mm in diameter, around her arms and forearms.[] Buzolits, Anna; Geshwender, Sarah; Petri, Taylor; Toor, Jordan Abstract: The project focused on creating a method of prevention for postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) in low-income[]

  • Thrombocytopenia

    DIC is observed obstetrically with abruption and postpartum hemorrhage.[] Larger than petechiae, ecchymoses are purple, blue or yellow-green areas of skin that vary in size and shape.[] 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[]

  • Hemophilia A

    Postpartum acquired hemophilia usually comes to attention 2 to 5 months after delivery, when bleeding symptoms supervene.[] Because platelets are unaffected patients with Hemophilia A do not display petechiae.[] Petechiae usually do not occur in patients with hemophilia as petechiae are manifestations of capillary blood leakage.[]

  • Hematologic Disease

    Patients are at increased risk of postpartum hemorrhage; monitor levels of factor VIII:C and bleeding.[] The average platelet count in patients with petechiae was 48,000/mm 3 (range, 40,000-74,000/mm 3 ).[] F.cchymosis and petechiae observed most often in the soft palate area is a sign of an underlying bleeding disorder d igs. 12-N and 12-9).[]

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