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92 Possible Causes for Petechiae, Splinter Hemorrhage, Weight Loss

  • Infective Endocarditis

    He consulted our hospital because of weight loss and fever. Computed tomography (CT) revealed renal infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was afebrile but had a pansystolic murmur and a solitary splinter hemorrhage on the right thumb.[nejm.org] External links [ edit ] Look up petechia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Petechiae .[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

    The diagnosis of subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) is suggested by a history of an indolent process characterized by fever, fatigue, anorexia, and unexplained weight loss[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] SBE manifests many skin findings including petechiae, splinter hemorrhages of the nails, Osler's and laneway lesions, clubbing of the fingers, and findings suggestive of angiitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because of a persistently increased erythrocyte sedimentation rate and associated weight loss, blood cultures were obtained, all of which grew Streptococcus constellatus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Symptoms can be as non-specific as fever, fatigue, weight loss, new rashes (either painful or painless), headaches, backaches, joint pains and confusion; hence the disease[books.google.de] There is generalized clubbing: involving all the fingers and toes and there are two splinter hemorrhages in the left index finger.[prepareformedicalexams.blogspot.com] Heart murmur, petechiae, emboli phenomena. Blood culture is positive.[remedyland.com]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    The clinical presentation is one of fever, night sweats, weight loss, and weakness, with additional symptoms due to cardiac failure or embolism.[gpnotebook.co.uk] Physical exam Up to half of all patients will exhibit classic physical signs such as 1) petechiae, 2) splinter hemorrhages, 3) Osler's nodes, 4) Janeway lesions and 5) Roth's[symptoma.com] Heart murmur, petechiae, emboli phenomena. Blood culture is positive.[remedyland.com]

  • Endocarditis

    In the acute form the symptoms (fever, malaise, fatigue, weight loss, anemia) are directly related to the presence of an active infection that runs its course within a few[infoplease.com] Cutaneous manifestations include petechiae, Osler nodes, Janeway lesions, and splinter hemorrhages.[emedicine.com] Symptoms you might notice include fever, shortness of breath, fluid buildup in your arms or legs, tiny red spots on your skin, and weight loss.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Microscopic Polyangiitis

    loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cutaneous lesions (purpura, splinter hemorrhages) are found in 44 to 58% of the patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Purpura and petechiae in 6 patients, livedo in 2 patients, and erythema in 7 patients, especially erythema on the hands and\or fingers in 4 patients, were observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

    The patient sought emergency treatment presenting with headache, arthralgia, cutaneous rash, and weight loss (4 kg) in the last 20 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] No splinter hemorrhages, jaundice, lymphadenopathy, heart murmur, pericardial rub, or joint inflammation were noted on physical exam.[journals.lww.com] A 71-year-old man presented with a high fever, polyarthralgia, petechiae and palpable purpura accompanied by livedoid change on his legs and feet.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vasculitis

    weight loss over 2 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Noticed improvement in his splinter hemorrhages was also detected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical presentation ranges from arthralgia, myalgia, petechiae, or rash to single or multiorgan involvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Scurvy

    A 45-year-old man presented with follicular exanthema in his lower limbs, alternating bowel habits and significant weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Classic oral abnormalities include erythematous, swollen gingivae that hemorrhage from subtle microtrauma.Subungual linear splinter hemorrhages may also manifest as a sign[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pediatric scurvy is a rare condition characterized by perifollicular petechiae and bruising, hemorrhagic gingivitis and musculoskeletal symptoms, all assumed to be predominantly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fat Embolism

    […] and how about some weight loss motivation??? Quick Weight Loss Tip: caffeine ! The Great FAT FLUSH! Spread the word … NOT icing![beliefnet.com] Abstract Cerebral fat embolism (CFE) causes microinfarcts, vasogenic edema, and petechiae in the brain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After this procedure, she presented with the triad of hypoxemia, neurological impairment, and petechiae consistent with the diagnosis of FES.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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