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1,029 Possible Causes for Petechiae, Sepsis

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Although bacterial infection frequently causes complications with lymphedema, severe sepsis in congenital lymphedema of the genitalia has not yet been reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cutaneous petechiae are not uncommon, and a scarlatiniform rash may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] Treatment of group A streptococcal sepsis follows the guidelines developed under the Surviving Sepsis Campaign model.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sunburn

    Suspicion of dehydration, heatstroke, shock or sepsis. Suspicion of non-accidental injury or neglect.[patient.info]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    This is of particular importance in the pediatric population, which is at higher risk for postsplenectomy sepsis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] All patients who have the spleen removed are at risk for the postsplenectomy sepsis. These patients need to be monitored closely.[symptoma.com]

  • Meningococcemia

    CONCLUSIONS: Early recognition and treatment of likely meningococcal sepsis has led to decreased mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neither petechiae nor purpura was present; no meningismus was noted.[nejm.org] Petechiae are the most common cutaneous sign, seen in one-third to one-half of affected patients.[visualdx.com]

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    Brentuximab vedotin had a transient effect, but the patient died of sepsis due to residual PTCL and pancytopenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common treatment-related AEs (reported in at least 5 percent of patients) were headache (20 percent), an increased tendency to bruise (12 percent) and petechiae ([curetoday.com] Recurrent infections of the respiratory tract and urogenital tract are regularly described, and in fact pneumonia and sepsis are the most common causes of death associated[symptoma.com]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Would you like to share your story about sepsis or read about others who have had sepsis?[sepsis.org] 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]

  • Purpura Fulminans

    Purpura fulminans secondary to pneumococcal sepsis in a healthy infant is described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient's condition aggravated, with need for invasive mechanical ventilation and intermittent haemodialysis, and evolution from a petechiae-like rash to purpura and gangrene[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is evidence of bleeding under the skin, with easy bruising and the development of petechiae.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Septicemia

    Also known as: septicemia, severe sepsis, septic shock. What is sepsis? Sepsis is a complication that can occur in the body’s bloodstream as the result of an infection.[nicklauschildrens.org] Abstract Acute meningococcemia is characterized by extensive purpurae consisting of both petechiae and ecchymoses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A pierced internal organ (free air on abdominal x-ray or CT scan), an abnormal chest x-ray consistent with pneumonia (with focal opacification), or petechiae, purpura, or[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    She was admitted presently due to the symptoms of septicemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] External links [ edit ] Look up petechia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Petechiae .[en.wikipedia.org] We present a case of an INTERMACS I patient who developed device infection, sepsis, bacterial pericarditis and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    Factors associated with sepsis and infection with meningococci of clonal complex 11 (cc11) are related with unfavorable outcome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We underline that when a patient presents fever and petechiae (50-60% of patients), WFS must be considered, even when the patient has a non-toxic appearance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms usually come on quickly, and may include: Fever and chills Mental status changes Nausea and vomiting Purple, bruise-like areas ( purpura ) Rash , pinpoint red spots ( petechiae[medlineplus.gov]

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