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862 Possible Causes for Thrombocytosis, Vasculitis

  • Kawasaki Disease

    On week 2 after onset of symptoms, the patient developed desquamation of the extremities and thrombocytosis.[] Kawasaki disease is an acute, systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology.[] Persistent fever in spite of antimicrobials, thrombocytosis, and elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein levels pointed toward a diagnosis of KD in[]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    […] conjunctivitis corneal ulceration skin lesions at high risk of DVT EXAMINATION pleural effusions pulmonary infiltrates skin vasculitis lesions INVESTIGATIONS leucocytosis thrombocytosis[] Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is a systemic vasculitis characterised by necrotising inflammatory changes in small-sized and medium-sized vessels and granuloma formation[] […] abnormalities in granulomatosis with polyangiitis may include: Raised white cell count (leucocytosis) Reduced haemoglobin (normocytic normochromic anaemia ) Raised platelet count (thrombocytosis[]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    Our understanding of PAN and necrotizing vasculitis has evolved over time.[] Diagnostic Testing: Nonspecific inflammatory markers include elevated ESR or CRP, leukocytosis, anemia of chronic disease, and thrombocytosis.[] vasculitis.[]

  • Temporal Arteritis

    A 3rd subset is that associated with a systemic vasculitis.[] Diagnosis Histologic diagnosis – temporal artery biopsy showing segmental inflammation Laboratory Testing Nonspecific testing – helpful in excluding other diagnoses CBC – thrombocytosis[] In the setting of clinical suspicion and a raised ESR, thrombocytosis has a relatively high specificity for distinguishing GCA from other diseases [7] .[]

  • Meningitis

    Minor features include organomegaly, endocrinopathy, characteristic skin changes, papilledema, extravascular volume overload, and thrombocytosis.[] Topics discussed in the issue will include: Primary vasculitis of the central nervous system; Neurologic manifestations of primary Sjogren Syndrome; Neurologic manifestations[] Pathogenesis and diagnosis of otitis media with ANCA-associated vasculitis.[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Similarly, the platelet count is usually normal but thrombocytosis occurs in response to inflammation.[] Extensive investigations did not reveal evidences of other systemic causes such as malignancy or systemic vasculitis.[] Acute-phase reactants (eg, thrombocytosis, elevated ESR, elevated CRP) reflect disease activity. A mild polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia often occurs.[]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Collagen Vascular Disease Vasculitis: The vasculitis is a heterogeneous group of illnesses characterized by inflammation of the blood vessels.[] The FBC findings are: normocytic anaemia thrombocytosis normal WBC, neutrophils and lymphocytes eosinophilia Q2. What should you suspect as the cause of the fever?[] , and necrotizing vasculitis.[]

  • Non-Cranial Giant Cell Arteritis

    Diagnosis Histologic diagnosis – temporal artery biopsy showing segmental inflammation Laboratory Testing Nonspecific testing – helpful in excluding other diagnoses CBC – thrombocytosis[] Related Vasculitis Articles Fertility and Vasculitis - Dr David Jayne Vasculitis and the Eyes - Dr Catherine Guly Further reading Giant Cell Arteritis: Suspect it, treat it[] […] can lead to Rouleaux formation of RBCs CRP Mild thrombocytosis Normochromic anemia No autoantibodies Temporal artery biopsy (gold stand ard) : mandatory in all patients Extended[]

  • Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

    Two patients died as a result of systemic vasculitis.[] thrombocytosis as the underlying disorder.[] See also: Cutaneous conditions, Category:Cutaneous conditions, and ICD 10… … Wikipedia Systemic vasculitis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 M30 M31 ICD 9 … Wikipedia[]

  • Cerebral Angiitis

    systemic vasculitis NR GC Exitus Johnson et al . 1959[ 3 ] 37 Female 1 year 8 month CP and systemic vasculitis Seizures GC Exitus Johnson et al. 1959[ 3 ] 63 Male 3 CP and[] "Central Nervous System Vasculitis (CNS Vasculitis)" . Cleveland Clinic . Retrieved 1 May 2015 .[] This case supports the evolving concept that ulcerative colitis may be accompanied by systemic vasculitis.[]

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