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Petechiae: A red spot due to the escape of a small amount of blood. See detailed information below for a list of 85 causes of Petechiae, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Petechiae as a symptom include:
Extravasation of blood into the skin, resulting in a nonelevated, rounded or irregular, blue or purplish patch, larger than a petechia.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Pinpoint, unraised, round red spots under the skin caused by bleeding.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)
The list below shows some of the causes of Petechiae mentioned in various sources:
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The following list of conditions have 'Petechiae' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Petechiae:
Red spots (61 causes), Rash (1165 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes)
Symptoms related to Petechiae:
Meningococcemia, Vasculitis (65 causes), Thrombocytopenia (422 causes), HSP, Infectious mononucleosis, Infective endocarditis, Kawasaki disease (5 causes), Scarlet fever, Leukemia, Dengue fever, Cerebral malaria, Kwashiokar, Marasmus, Typhus, Hypocalcemia (13 causes), Rocky mountain spotted fever, H1N1
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