Shwartzman phenomenon


Shwartzman phenomenon: A body reaction to certain toxins which results in the formation of a blood clot which can causes affected tissue to die. The symptoms can vary depending on what part of the body is exposed to the endotoxin. The reaction may be localized or systemic.


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Shwartzman phenomenon includes the 3 symptoms listed below: * Necrosis * Hemorrhage * Ulceration Note that Shwartzman phenomenon symptoms usually refers to various symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Shwartzman phenomenon signs may refer to those signs only noticable by a doctor.


Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms * Hemorrhage * Necrosis


The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Shwartzman phenomenon. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Shwartzman phenomenon has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Shwartzman phenomenon signs or Shwartzman phenomenon symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Shwartzman phenomenon may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Shwartzman phenomenon symptoms.