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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Leukemia (Definition)

A malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more


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What can I do for a petechial rash on legs?

What can I do for a petechial rash on legs?

See a doc: If the rash is truly petechial, then I would advise being seen for this. Petechial rash can sometimes indicate a severe type of illness. Get seen!

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I keep getting petechial rash on my legs after itching. It doesn't go away for at least a week. What should I do?

I keep getting petechial rash on my legs after itching. It doesn't go away for at least a week. What should I do?

Petechiae: There are many causes of the petechiae, or small. Like hemorrhages in the skin. One cause is schamberg's progressive pigmentary dermatosis, but there are many others. The person who is skilled enough to use the word petechiae should also know that they need to be seen for this problem by dermatologist. It's very important that you follow up on possible causes for these tiny hemorrhages.

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I had bunion surgery nov 15/12 on my left foot and right ft bone shaved. Had rash was told it is petechial rash by walk-in clinic, help?

Read below: If you recently had bunion surgery, the rash may be reaction from one of the medications that you were placed on, or the bandage, or the anesthesia. You need to talk to your surgeon as he will know the answer and help you with this situation since he is more aware than anyone what medicines you are or were on. Good luck.

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Picture of leukemia petechias On the body

Picture of leukemia petechias On the body

Non-specific: Petechiae of leukemia are other such lesions due to low platelet count. See this site for pictures. Https://www. Google. Com/search? Q=petechiae&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=-mHdU7jYF8eVyATazYC4Cw&sqi=2&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1049&bih=529#facrc=0%3Bmild%20petechiae&imgdii=_&imgrc

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Picture of purpura for leukemia

Picture of purpura for leukemia

Leukemia: Pictures of examples of the purpura of leukemia can be found on the picture section of the search engine of your choice.

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Pictures of leukemia bruises or petechias?

Pictures of leukemia bruises or petechias?

I think you want to: Know where to find pictures of the types of skin findings that one might expect to see in a patient suffering from leukemia. There is one caveat, are you talking about Leukemia cutis? That is another entity with its own skin findings. There are many such images available online. Start by using a search engine and enter cutaneous or dermatological manifestations of leukemia. Then narrow to images.

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Petechial hemorrhage in strangulation, what to do?

Petechial hemorrhage in strangulation, what to do?

Don't get strangled: Hemorrhages caused because valsalva against a closed glottus and increased intravascular pressure

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What is a venous angioma and a petechial hemorrhage?

What is a venous angioma and a petechial hemorrhage?

Petechiae: Petechiae hemorrhage spots come from extremely small areas where you are bleeding into your skin. Many different things can cause petechiae. Some of the more common causes include: an injury, autoimmune disorder, reaction to medication, liver disorder, or bone marrow disorder. But it could also be something as simple as a nutritional deficiency. Try supplementing with vitamins b12, c, folic acid.

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Petechial hemorrhage in left eye. Just noriced tonight. Fifty year iold female. No trauma?

Petechial hemorrhage in left eye. Just noriced tonight. Fifty year iold female. No trauma?

Strangulation?: Petechial hemorrhages may be from strangulation or seriously increased venous pressure. May want to ask about extracurricular activities!

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Can leukemia rash be confused for ringworm?

Can leukemia rash be confused for ringworm?

Hopefully not...: The petechiae rash that often accompanies leukemia presentation is quite different from that seen with ringworm. Of note, ringworm (aka, tinea corpora) is not caused by a worm, but rather by a fungus (aka, dermatophyte). It is highly contagious, but there are several effective treatments for the problem.

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Can sinusitis and rash and slightly elevated WBC mean leukemia?

Can sinusitis and rash and slightly elevated WBC mean leukemia?

Not likely: An elevated WBC usually just means that your body is under stress and is expected with a sinus infection. A rash can be from any number of things (including medicines, stress, and viruses) but is rarely a sign of any cancer. Sinus infections and rashes are both much more common than cancers.

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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