Fever with petechiae
Author: Pediatric Oncall
Question.
A 2 years old boy presented with fever for 1 month. He was shown to a doctor who treated him with artesunate, pyrimethamine – Sulphadoxine and blood transfusion following which fever subsided. He again developed fever since past 4 days with pallor and ecchymoses over the left thigh. On examination, he has hepatomegaly and petechial rash. Other systems are normal.
Answers of this discussion
Author :- jaya lakshmi on 10 April 2014.
Answer :- malignancy has to be ruled out ,bonemarrow needs to be done

Author :- emel atas berksoy on 10 April 2014.
Answer :- hemolytic anemia

Author :- Binod Lal on 12 April 2014.
Answer :- Malaria

Author :- kishor kadam on 13 April 2014.
Answer :- Parvo virus infection

Author :- Zafeiris Manikas on 14 April 2014.
Answer :- Don`t know

Author :- Carlos Layese on 14 April 2014.
Answer :- Acute lymphocytic anemia

Author :- Seng Soputhirith on 14 April 2014.
Answer :- G6PD deficiency

Author :- tahir mahmood on 14 April 2014.
Answer :- D, D IS 1.ALL 2.ENTERIC FEVER 3.BLACK WATER FEVER

Author :- Azra Shahid on 15 April 2014.
Answer :- relapse of falciparum malaria with associated complication of hepatic dysfunction

Author :- elsharif bazie on 15 April 2014.
Answer :- ALL7

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