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215 Possible Causes for Splinter Hemorrhage

  • Infective Endocarditis

    He was afebrile but had a pansystolic murmur and a solitary splinter hemorrhage on the right thumb.[nejm.org] Reddish-brown streaks (splinter hemorrhages) may occur under the nails of the fingers and toes, and small painful nodules may appear in the pads of the fingers or toes (Osler[rarediseases.org] If the disease goes undiagnosed for a longer period of time, the physician will notice Janeway lesions, petechiae, splinter hemorrhages, Roth spots and Osler nodes, caused[symptoma.com]

  • Arterial Embolism

    Can also get microangiopathic hemolytic anemias like TTP/HUS, HELLP, and in Catastrophic APS (see below) Skin manifestations are common and include splinter hemorrhages, livedo[errolozdalga.com]

  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

    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] Classical lesions associated with subacute bacterial endocarditis include petechiae, splinter hemorrhages, Osler's modes and Janaway lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A case is reported with splinter hemorrhages and Janeway lesions, resulting from an infected radial artery catheter.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    There is generalized clubbing: involving all the fingers and toes and there are two splinter hemorrhages in the left index finger.[prepareformedicalexams.blogspot.com] O/e his blood pressure 140/90 mm Hg, Pulse 136/min, temperature 37.5, respiratory rate 22/min, janeway lesion, splinter hemorrhages, clubbing, Osler nodes, conjunctival hemorrhages[omicsonline.org] The following positive findings were elicited from the minimal exam the girl allowed: · Fingers showed splinter hemorrhages and tender nodes on fingers.[pjms.com.pk]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    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] Cutaneous manifestations include petechiae, Osler nodes, Janeway lesions, and splinter hemorrhages.[emedicine.medscape.com] He was afebrile but had a pansystolic murmur and a solitary splinter hemorrhage on the right thumb.[nejm.org]

  • Embolism

    An embolism is the lodging of an embolus, a blockage-causing piece of material, inside a blood vessel. The embolus may be a blood clot (thrombus), a fat globule (fat embolism), a bubble of air or other gas (gas embolism), or foreign material. An embolism can cause partial or total blockage of blood flow in the affected[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Microscopic Polyangiitis

    Cutaneous lesions (purpura, splinter hemorrhages) are found in 44 to 58% of the patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The nails may contain thin purplish lines, indicating bleeding (called splinter hemorrhages). Rarely, the blood supply to the fingers and toes is reduced.[msdmanuals.com] Nail bed infarcts and splinter hemorrhages may occur; digital ischemia occurs rarely.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Rheumatoid Arteritis

    A 76-year-old male with a severely deforming rheumatoid arthritis, eosinophilia, polymyositis, and episcleritis developed a transient tonic pupil. The episcleritis, and a muscle biopsy revealing an occlusive arteritis with eosinophilia, suggest that a wide-spread rheumatoid arteritis caused a reversible ischemic insult to[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mycotic Aneurysm

    An infected aneurysm is an aneurysm arising from bacterial infection of the arterial wall. It can be a common complication of the hematogenous spread of bacterial infection.William Osler first used the term "mycotic aneurysm" in 1885 to describe a mushroom-shaped aneurysm in a patient with subacute bacterial[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    Splinter hemorrhages were found in both hands.[neurology.org] hemorrhages are often observed with cardiac involvement Physical findings typical of restrictive heart disease can be expected Hematologic findings include splenomegaly in[emedicine.medscape.com] Janeway Lesions and Splinter Hemorrhages in a Patient With Eosinophilic Endomyocarditis. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Aug. 151 (8):907-8. [Medline].[emedicine.com]

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