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Differential Diagnosis For Petechiae/Petechial rash

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List of current finding(s):

Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Heat stroke
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Bacterial endocarditis, subacute
Meningococcal meningitis
Meningococcemia/meningococcus
Hepatitis A
Argentine Hemorrhagic fever/Junin
Leptospirosis/severe (Weils) type
Typhus, acute/epidemic
Viral hemorrhagic fevers
AIDS Thrombocytopenia/HIV Produced
Asplenic status/bacteremia (capsule)
Cytomegalic infection, disseminated
Ehrlichiosis/Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis
Lassa fever
Leptospiral disease
Measles (rubeola)
Relapsing fever (Borrelia)
Rickettsial disease
Rickettsialpox
Rift Valley fever
Rocky mountain spotted fever
Babesiosis
Psittacosis/ornithosis
Typhus, murine
Bolivian Hemorrhagic fever/Machupo
Dengue hemorrhagic fever
Hemorrhagic fever, Brazilian/Sabia
Hemorrhagic fever, Crimea-Congo
Kyasanur forest disease
Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
Colorado tick fever
Leptospirosis Ictohemorrhagica
Infected organ, Abscesses
Infections
Newborn Sepsis Syndrome
Endocarditis, infective
Neoplastic Disorders
Acute Myelogenous/Blastic Leukemia AML
Leukemia, acute
Neoplasms/tumors
Monocytic leukemia, acute
Myeloblastic crises/CML patient
Acute Lymphoblastic/lymphocytic leukemia ALL
Erythroleukemia/DiGuglielmo's syndrome
Leukemia
Myelodysplasia Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Myelogenous leukemia, chronic
Myelomonocytic, acute leukemia
Hairy cell leukemia
Leukemia, stem cell
Primary Myelofibrosis/Myeloid metaplasia
Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
Thrombocythemia, hemorrhagic
Atrial myxoma
Purpura, hyperglobulinemic
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Thrombocytopenia, autoimmune
Evan's syndrome (AHA/Immune TP)
Purpura, chronic thrombocytopenic,id.
Purpura, idiopathic thrombocytopenic
Antiphospholipid Syndrome/APLS
Henoch-Schonlein allergic vasculitis
Hypersensitivity angiitis
Polyarteritis nodosa
Vasculitis syndrome/secondary
Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome/APLS
Felty's syndrome
Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
Deficiency Disorders
Scurvy
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Hemangioma-thrombocytopenia syndrome
Bernard-Soulier Syndrome
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Von Willebrand's disease
Absent radius/thrombocytopenia syndrome
Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
Fanconi's pancytopenia-dysmelia synd
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Fat embolism
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Adrenal hemorrhage/apoplexy
Reference to Organ System
Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy
Renal Failure Acute
Thrombocytopenia
Anemia, aplastic
Cerebral thrombotic thrombocytopenia
Renal Failure Chronic
Hemolytic-uremic syndrome
Hyperviscosity syndrome
Pernicious anemia
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Cryoimmunoglobulinemic syndrome
Hypersplenism
Eponymic, Esoteric Disorders
Kasabach-Merrit syndrome
Heirarchical Major Groups
Hematological disorders
Drugs
Drug-induced Thrombocytopenia
Synonyms
Hemorrhage petechial, petechia, Petechia (morphologic abnormality), Petechiae, Petechiae (disorder), Petechiae (finding), Petechiae of skin, Petechiae of skin (disorder), Petechial eruption, Petechial haemorrhage, Petechial hemorrhage, Petechial rash, Rash petechial, Rash trunk limbs
Definition

Extravasation of blood from capillaries into skin.

--[Can involve retina and mucous membranes]

Small round non-raised pinpoint purple-red spots.

Sign of intra-dermal or subcutaneous hemorrhage.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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