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    Fat Embolism Syndrome Professional

    Description Fat embolism syndrome (FES) occurs when embolic fat macroglobules pass into the small vessels of the lung and other sites, producing endothelial damage and resulting respiratory failure...

    Meningococcal Disease Professional

    Hospital management [ 1 , 3 ] Antibiotics: Do not delay treatment in patients with signs of meningitis or septicaemia who have a petechial rash - start antibiotics immediately an...

    Colorado Tick Fever Professional

    Findings may include a maculopapular and petechial rash on the trunk. The rash tends to be short lived. The disease usually lasts 7-10 days.

    Meningitis Professional

    A generalised petechial rash, beyond the distribution of the superior vena cava, or a purpuric rash in any location, in an ill child, is strongly suggestive of meningococcal septicae...

    Febrile Convulsions Professional

    Important signs are: neck stiffness; petechial rash, photophobia; Kernig's sign; Brudzinski's sign; bulging fontanelle; reduced level of consciousness.

    Nappy Rash Conditions

    Nappy Rash, What causes nappy rash? Nappy rash is a skin inflammation. Most cases are due to a reaction of the skin to urine and poo (faeces). , candidiasis nappy ...

    Prickly Heat and Heat Rash (Miliaria) Conditions

    Prickly Heat and Heat Rash (Miliaria), Miliaria is a rash that develops in some people when they sweat more than usual. The rash is also sometimes called prickly heat, or a heat ...

    Rat-bite Fever Professional

    Initially there is sudden high fever (38-41°) with rigors, nausea and vomiting, severe headache, sore throat, myalgia and joint pains. [ 1 ] The fever usually resolves in three to five days b...

    Purpuric Rashes Professional

    When purpura spots are very small (<1 cm in diameter), they are called petechiae or petechial haemorrhages. Larger, deeper purpura are referred to as ecchymoses or bruising. Purpura may...

    Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Professional

    Patients may also present with any combination of the following signs and symptoms: Lethargy, fever, muscle weakness, polyarthritis, lymphadenopathy. Rash, vasculitic, petechial...

    Typhus Professional

    Patients may develop additional symptoms of petechiae, delirium, stupor, hypotension, and shock, which can cause their death. The rash becomes petechial and unblanching within 1-2 da...

    Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers Professional

    Maculopapular, petechial or ecchymotic rash. Hypotension or shock. Haemorrhage in mucous membranes. Jaundice - sometimes seen where there is hepatic involvement.

    Anaphylaxis and its Treatment Professional

    A low blood pressure (BP) - or normal in children - with a petechial or purpuric rash can be a sign of septic shock . Seek help early if there are any doubts about the diagnosis ...

    Viral Rashes Conditions

    For example, you may wake up in the morning to find yourself covered in a rash. It usually lasts only a few days. Sometimes the rash is slightly itchy. Usually the rash disa...

    Hives (Inducible Urticaria) Conditions

    This itchy rash is also known as urticaria , or as nettle rash. In some cases this itchy rash is triggered by a physical stimulus. , urticaria urticarial rash hive...

    Pityriasis Versicolor Conditions

    Treatment can clear the rash. Some people who are prone to this condition need regular treatment to prevent the rash from coming back (recurring).

    Hives (Acute Urticaria) Conditions

    This itchy rash is also known as urticaria, or as nettle rash. The rash may be acute (if it comes on suddenly and does not last for long) or chronic (if the rash has lasted ...

    Forensic Examination Professional

    Pattern may indicate the agent responsible, eg a number of 'finger' bruises on the upper arm, indicating the victim being grabbed. Petechial bruises sometimes reproduce texture of ...

    Pityriasis Rosea Conditions

    Pityriasis rosea is a self-limiting rash, In other words it goes away on its own without any treatment. Although the rash can be quite dramatic, the illness is very mild.

    Lassa Fever, Marburg and Ebola Virus Professional

    The initial stage of viraemia affects the vascular system, causing flushing, conjunctival injection and petechial haemorrhages, often with fever and myalgia. Viraemia may be overwhelming i...

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