Macroscopically, this correlates to a petechial rash
of the anterior thorax, axillae, neck, oral mucosa, and conjunctiva.
CASE 1 CASE 2 MAJOR CRITERIA Petechial Rash
Yes No Respiratory Insufficiency Yes Yes Cerebral Involvement Yes Yes MINOR CRITERIA Tachycardia Yes Yes Pyrexia Yes Yes Retinal changes: fat or petechiae Yes No Jaundice No No Renal: anuria/oliguria or lipiduria No No Sudden fall in hemoglobin concentration Yes Yes Sudden Thrombocytopenia No No High erythrocyte sedimentation Rate Yes Yes Fat macroglobulinemia No N/A
There was a petechial rash
noted on his anterior chest [Figure 4].
Tenenbaum, "Clinical characteristics of children with viral single- and co-infections and a petechial rash
," Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol.
To the Editor: The symptoms of cerebral fat embolism (CFE) are often a triad of acute respiratory failure, unconsciousness, and petechial rash
after a symptom-free interval of 12–24 h following trauma.
Generally the main symptoms are vomiting, joint and muscle pains, restlessness, headache and petechial rash
. Hemorrhage and shock fever, happens in less than 5% cases3,4.
Fever and polyarthritis /1988  Kanechorn and Fever, petechial rash
, Niumpradit/ myalgia, and symmetrical 2005  polyarthritis Abdulaziz et al.
The physical examination revealed a disseminated petechial rash
over her body; pulmonary auscultation showed diffuse rhonchi and diminished respiratory sounds at the left lung base.
Conclusion: Bruises petechial rash
and epistaxis were the common presentations.
A physical exam reveals 1 to 2+ edema with a petechial rash
of both feet extending into the right leg and medial thigh.
The distinctive petechial rash
, which begins on the hands, wrists, feet, and ankles, and then moves centrally, typically doesn't show up until day 5 or 6.
The diagnosis here is likely to be leukaemia or lymphoma and the reasons for the symptoms are due to a fall in red cells (tiredness, shortness of breath), effective white cells (recurrent infections) and platelets (petechial rash