Image of the Week: Petechia - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Petechia

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This patient presented with an eruption of petechia. This patient was found to have a platelet count of 6,000.

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Thrombocytopenia is defined as a platelet count below the lower limit of 150,000. In this case, petechia was caused by a myelodysplastic syndrome which converted to acute myeloid leukemia.To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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Thrombocytopenia is defined as a platelet count below the lower limit of 150,000. In this case, petechia was caused by a myelodysplastic syndrome which converted to acute myeloid leukemia.

To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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