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72 Possible Causes for Petechiae, Purpura, Vegan Diet

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    […] with renal failure may present as gastrointestinal bleeding, bleeding from cannulation sites, retinal haemorrhage, subdural haematoma, epistaxis, haematuria, ecchymosis, purpura[academic.oup.com] Special protein-restricted vegan diets have been used successfully to slow or stop the progression of kidney failure.[nutritionfacts.org] […] haemorrhage Subdural haematoma Epistaxis Haematuria Ecchymosis Purpura Bleeding from the gums Gingival bleeding Genital bleeding Haemoptysis Telangiectasia Haemarthrosis Petechiae[academic.oup.com]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a microangiopathic hemolytic anemia that requires emergent treatment with plasma exchange and is one of the most important conditions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] David Rogerson, Vegan diets: practical advice for athletes and exercisers, Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 14, 1, (2017).[doi.org] Petechiae in the mammillary bodies. WKS, acute lesion. Periaqueductal lesions. WKS, acute lesion. Periaqueductal lesions. WKS, burned out lesion. WKS, burned out lesion.[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Capillary Fragility

    It is also known as pigmented purpura. Purpura is a skin discoloration caused by bleeding (hemorrhage) under the skin.[diet-and-health.net] READ MORE Omega-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of premature birth READ MORE A plant-based or vegan diet may be best for keeping type 2 diabetes in check.[sona.ie] 2 11–20 petechiae 3 21–50 petechiae 4 50 petechiae If preexisting petechiae are present, count the number of additional petechiae formed during the test.[minclinic.ru]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    A 53-year-old woman had demonstrated idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) since 1978.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of a vegan diet on the risk of diabetes, as well as cancer.[dx.doi.org] You may have tiny red dots on your skin, called petechiae (pe-TEEK- ee-ay). These are commonly found on your lower legs. This is a sign of low blood platelets.[chemocare.com]

  • Scarlet Fever

    As mentioned above, a non-blanching rash, purpura (large purple patches), and petechiae (pinpoint red non-blanching dots), all suggest meningococcemia instead of scarlet fever[ourmed.org] […] and other specialized diets, [1] Poor hydration and low saliva in the mouth, which allows bacteria to grow more readily Mechanical irritation or injury from burns, rough[en.wikipedia.org] Petechiae are also visible on her soft palate. Her anterior-cervical nodes are swollen and tender.[doi.org]

  • Celiac Disease

    Consider serologic testing for celiac disease with any of following: Addisons disease, amenorrhea, apthous stomatitis, autoimmune myocarditis, chronic thrombocytopenic purpura[clinicaladvisor.com] . (…) what has been demonstrated so far is that a glutenfree vegan diet for 1 year significantly reduced disease activity and levels of antibodies to β-lactoglobulin and gliadin[pt.wikipedia.org] We report a case of 6-year-old South Asian girl presenting with bruises, petechiae, and recent history of loose stools.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Intravascular hemolysis can also be seen in other conditions including damaged heart valves or rare disorders such as thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura (TTP) or diffuse[hematology.org] Some might expect that since the vegan diet contains a form of iron that is not that well absorbed, vegans might be prone to developing iron deficiency anemia.[vrg.org] You may have tiny red dots on your skin, called petechiae (pe-TEEK- ee-ay). These are commonly found on your lower legs. This is a sign of low blood platelets.[chemocare.com]

  • Anemia

    Helmet cells and schistocytes are found in microangiopathic hemolysis (eg, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura [TTP], immune thrombocytopenic purpura [ITP], hemolytic-uremic[emedicine.com] You eat a vegan diet Iryna Imago/Shutterstock Because iron is in soy beans, dark green leafy vegetables, and tofu in addition to lean red meat, vegans and vegetarians can[rd.com] Physical examination shows pallor, pale conjunctivae, scattered facial petechiae, tachycardia, and a flow murmur. There is no scleral icterus.[aafp.org]

  • Traumatic Hemolytic Anemia

    Other such conditions are extremely high blood pressure (malignant hypertension), thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), disseminated[nethealthbook.com] Strict vegetarians (vegans) who have vitamin deficiencies Long-term alcoholics who have vitamin deficiencies Patients with long-term or serious conditions (kidney disease[phlbi.org] He did not have petechiae or other rashes. Abdominal examination findings were otherwise unremarkable, with no hepatosplenomegaly. Diagnostic tests.[consultant360.com]

  • Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord

    […] all learning/CME CME Case 3-2019: A 70-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Headache, and Progressive Encephalopathy Caplacizumab Treatment for Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura[nejm.org] Reversible subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord in a 14-year-old due to a strict vegan diet. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2001 Jul; 40(7):413-5.[connects.catalyst.harvard.edu] Petechiae in the mammillary bodies. WKS, acute lesion. Periaqueductal lesions. WKS, acute lesion. Periaqueductal lesions. WKS, burned out lesion. WKS, burned out lesion.[neuropathologyweb.org]

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