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Common Causes

Causes by Organ System

Cardiovascular Acute infantile hemorrhagic edema, Churg-Strauss syndrome, Endocarditis, Fat embolism, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, Leukocytoclastic vasculitis, Vascular hemostatic disorder, Vasculitis, Wegener's Granulomatosis , Septic emboli
Chemical / poisoning Arsenicals, Iodides
Dermatologic Acroangiodermatitis, Grey Turner sign
Drug Side Effect Alemtuzumab, Aspirin, Atropine, Aztreonam, Chloral hydrate, Cilostazol, Cladribine, Corticosteroids, Co-trimoxazole, Dapsone, Febuxostat, Flurbiprofen, Glucocorticoids, Gold, Hydralazine,* Doxycycline, Hydrochlorothiazide Ketoconazole, Ketorolac tromethamine, Meprobamate, Oxaprozin, Oxcarbazepine, Pergolide,, Penicillin, Quinidine, Sulfasalazine, Sulfonamides, Sulindac, Tetracycline
Ear Nose Throat No underlying causes
Endocrine Cushing syndrome
Environmental No underlying causes
Gastroenterologic Liver disease, Vomiting
Genetic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Ethylmalonic encephalopathy, Factor IX deficiency, Factor VIII deficiency, Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia, Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, Schamberg disease, Tyrosinaemia, Von Willebrand's disease
Hematologic Aplastic anemia, Cryoglobulinaemia, Disseminated intravascular coagulation, Hemolytic uremic syndrome, Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, Leukemia, Multiple myeloma, Thrombocytopenia, Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, Factor IX deficiency, Factor VIII deficiency, Von Willebrand's disease
Iatrogenic Blood transfusion reaction
Infectious Disease Brucellosis, Congenital cytomegalovirus, Congenital rubella, Dengue, Human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis, Leptospirosis, Measles, Meningococcemia, Neisseria gonorrhea, Neisseria meningiditis, Purpura fulminans, Q fever, Relapsing fever, Rickettsiae, Rocky mountain spotted fever, Scarlet Fever, Septic emboli, Typhoid, Typhus fever, Vibrio vulnificus, Endocarditis, Congenital cytomegalovirus, Congenital rubella
Musculoskeletal / Ortho No underlying causes
Neurologic No underlying causes
Nutritional / Metabolic Scurvy, Vitamin C deficiency, Vitamin K deficiency, Tyrosinemia
Obstetric/Gynecologic No underlying causes
Oncologic Solid tumor invading bone marrow, Leukemia
Opthalmologic No underlying causes
Overdose / Toxicity Alemtuzumab, Aspirin, Atropine, Chloral hydrate, Cilostazol, Corticosteroids, Co-trimoxazole, Glucocorticoids, Gold, Hydralazine, Ketoconazole, Penicillin, Quinidine, Sulfonamides, Tetracycline
Psychiatric Anorexia nervosa, Factitious purpura, Gardner-Diamond syndrome
Pulmonary No underlying causes
Renal / Electrolyte Chronic renal failure, Uremia
Rheum / Immune / Allergy Amyloidosis, Hypersensitivity vasculitis, Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren's syndrome, Leukocytoclastic vasculitis, Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, Blood transfusion reaction
Sexual No underlying causes
Trauma Calcaneal petechiae
Urologic No underlying causes
Dental No underlying causes
Miscellaneous Asphyxiation, Child abuse, Heat stroke, Senile purpura, Strangulation, Violent coughing, Amyloidosis

Causes in Alphabetical Order


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