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7 Possible Causes for Petechiae and Purpura Do Not Occur

  • Hemophilia

    Abstract Spontaneous intraabdominal hemorrhage is a very rare event even in patients with bleeding disorders like hemophilia. Nevertheless this rare case must be considered in patients with coagulopathies presenting with abdominal pain. Prompt radiologic imaging and surgical consultation are of highest priority. Here[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemophilia A

    Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jul;96(1):311-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.12.006. Author information 1 Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA. mfitzsimons@partners.org Abstract Immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Purpura Simplex

    Symptoms Skin: Ecchymoses common; Petechiae and purpura do not occur GI: Gastrointestinal hemorrhage Heme: Clot retraction defect Misc: Deep tissue bleeding; Poor wound healing[findzebra.com] Symptoms Skin: Ecchymoses common; Petechiae and purpura do not occur GI: Gastrointestinal hemorrhage Joints: Hemarthroses; Degenerative joint disease Heme: Persistent bleeding[findzebra.com]

  • Meningococcemia

    ( rash of small red or purple spots [ purpura ] that do not disappear when pressure is applied to the skin) occur in 50-75% of cases.[dermnetnz.org] Increased irritability Sleeping all the time Fever Bulging fontanelle (soft spot on the top of the head) Inconsolable crying Epileptic fits (seizures) Signs on the skin Petechiae[dermnetnz.org]

  • Meningococcal Arthritis

    ( rash of small red or purple spots [ purpura ] that do not disappear when pressure is applied to the skin) occur in 50-75% of cases.[dermnetnz.org] Increased irritability Sleeping all the time Fever Bulging fontanelle (soft spot on the top of the head) Inconsolable crying Epileptic fits (seizures) Signs on the skin Petechiae[dermnetnz.org]

  • Meningococcal Carrier

    ( rash of small red or purple spots [ purpura ] that do not disappear when pressure is applied to the skin) occur in 50-75% of cases.[dermnetnz.org] Increased irritability Sleeping all the time Fever Bulging fontanelle (soft spot on the top of the head) Inconsolable crying Epileptic fits (seizures) Signs on the skin Petechiae[dermnetnz.org]

  • Neisseria Meningitidis

    Petechiae and purpura suggesting meningococcemia occur infrequently in neonates. These conditions can lead to treatment delays.[jcm.asm.org] However, due to the immunologic immaturity of neonates, antibody-antigen complexes and vasculitis caused by these complexes do not occur or develop during the late stages[jcm.asm.org]

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