petechiae


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petechiae

[pə′tēk·ē‚ē]
(medicine)
Hemorrhages the size of the head of a pin.
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But the study conducted by Lohitashwa et al observed bleeding manifestation in 49% cases and petechiae was the commonest bleeding manifestation.
Clinical characteristics of patients who had dengue fever, eastern China, 2014 Clinical feature Positive PCR or Location antibody test result, n = 20 Wenzhou, Wuhan, n = 5 n = 15 Fever 20 5 15 Headache 20 5 15 Dizziness 9 1 8 Chills 2 0 2 Myalgia 10 2 8 Arthralgia 2 1 1 Nausea and/or vomiting 8 2 6 Anorexia 4 0 4 Enlarged lymph nodes 3 0 3 Cough 4 0 4 Diarrhea 2 0 2 Rash 8 3 5 Petechiae 5 2 3
This study showed petechiae and ecchymosis in 1 (2%) patient undergoing dialysis and these were nil in healthy controls.
In a study by Ratageri et al, common bleeding manifestations were gastrointestinal bleeding (22%) and petechiae (18%) (13).
In the clinic where she was first admitted the MRI showed the encephalitis aspect consisting of vasogenic edema with hemorrhagic petechiae at the bilateral thalamus (Figure 1) and brainstem (Figure 2).
Clinical manifestations of petechiae and/or ecchymoses on sclera (Fig.
4) Petechiae, ecchymoses, and hemorrhagic blisters may also be present.
Just remember: With fever and purpura, or fever and petechiae, meningococcemia needs to be at the top of your differential," stressed Dr.
We found a higher prevalence of petechiae and vomiting in children, as opposed to other studies.
Classic symptoms also include petechiae, pharyngitis, splenomegaly and hepatitis.
From April 20 to May 10, 2010, multiple species of birds were seen at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Zoological Medicine Department for a disease syndrome characterized by acute lethargy, generalized subcutaneous petechiae, vasculitis, and death caused by a black fly identified as Simulium meridionale.
A 17-year-old male was referred to a local hospital from an oncology service for evaluation of thrombocytopenia, petechiae, and swelling of a large bruised area in the upper right quadrant.