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347 Possible Causes for Petechiae, Sunburn

  • Sunburn

    Sunburn often clears off on its own but may take several days.[symptoma.com] Sunburn at Curlie[en.wikipedia.org] Severe sunburn can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke, which can be very serious.[nhs.uk]

  • Scarlet Fever

    The turn into fine pink-red rash that may appear as sunburns and feel rough to touch.[news-medical.net] Petechiae are also visible on her soft palate. Her anterior-cervical nodes are swollen and tender.[doi.org] It starts out looking like a sunburn. Most often, the rash begins on the face and neck and then spreads to the rest of the body.[webmd.com]

  • Acute Radiation Sickness

    It can include swelling, itching, and redness of the skin (like a bad sunburn) or may be more severe and include blisters or ulcers.[emergency.cdc.gov] Petechiae and mucosal bleeding result from thrombocytopenia, which develops within 3 to 4 wk and may persist for months.[merckmanuals.com] Credit: istockphoto Areas of skin exposed to radiation may turn blister and turn red - almost like a severe sunburn. In some cases open sores form.[cbsnews.com]

  • Thrombocytopenia

    Patients are at high risk of sunburn and skin cancers (especially squamous cell carcinoma ) and should avoid direct sunlight, use sunglasses with ultraviolet (UV) filtration[merck.com] Larger than petechiae, ecchymoses are purple, blue or yellow-green areas of skin that vary in size and shape.[en.wikipedia.org] A 20-month-old boy presented with a 2-day history of fever and systemic petechiae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heat Stroke

    Avoid sunburns. “The area that has sunburn is going to be less effective at sweating,” Patrick said. Place them in front of a fan or in a breeze.[today.com] Autopsy findings included diffuse petechiae and hemorrhages of serosal membranes (n   7/7) and lung congestion (n   3/7).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Protect against sunburn with a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses and a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or more (sunburn affects your body’s ability to cool itself).[onemedical.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The classic description of this rash is that it looks like "goose bumps on a moderate sunburn ".[medicinenet.com] Cutaneous petechiae are not uncommon, and a scarlatiniform rash may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] Scarlet fever: pharyngitis symptoms (see above), pastia (pink or red lines formed of confluent petechiae, which are small purple or red spots in the skin caused by minor blood[medicinenet.com]

  • Vasculitis

    Apoptosis of basal layer keratinocytes are called ‘Civatte bodies’ (in lichen planus and other lichenoid type reactions) or ‘sunburn cells’ (in acute sunburn).[dermnetnz.org] Vascular spasm with cyanosis was seen in all patients frequently, as was petechiae and periorbital edema.[ehcd.com] Your skin may appear slightly red or warm for a few hours after the treatment, similar to a light sunburn. Rash-like mild edema or erythmia may be present.[lakesdermatology.com]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Sunburn, childbirth, weightlifting [2] Gua Sha, a Chinese treatment that scrapes the skin High-G training Hickey Asphyxiation Choking Game Oral sex [3] Non-infectious conditions[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]

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    Phototoxic drug eruptions – Shorten the time it takes for sunburn to occur.[visualdx.com] EPP is characterised by cutaneous manifestations of acute painful photosensitivity with erythema and oedema, sometimes with petechiae, together with stinging and burning sensations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] EPP is characterized by cutaneous manifestations of acute painful photosensitivity with erythema and edema, sometimes with petechiae, together with stinging and burning sensations[orpha.net]

  • Aplastic Anemia

    But too much sun can cause sunburn, premature wrinkles, and skin cancer. Follow our steps for staying safe in the sun.[cancer.org] Symptoms result from anemia, thrombocytopenia (petechiae, bleeding), or leukopenia (infections).[merckmanuals.com] 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]

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