purpura

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purpura

[′pər·pyə·rə]
(medicine)
Spontaneous hemorrhages into tissues such as joints, skin, and mucosal surfaces.
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Gastrointestinal bleeding is the most common presentation in this study and petechial rash in severe thrombocytopenia; 50% of dengue cases, 30% of PF malaria cases, 25% of PV malaria cases and 33.
Then, a petechial rash was noted in her axillary and lumbar regions, her body temperature reached 38.
Skin lesions such as purpuric and petechial rash were observed in our first case.
Conclusion: Bruises petechial rash and epistaxis were the common presentations.
After a symptom free interval of 1 week and some biochemical improvement he developed easy fatigability, minor nose bleeds and a generalized petechial rash.
She was afebrile, with a petechial rash on her abdomen, legs and hard palate, and bilateral fingernail splinter haemorrhages.
The common manifestations of dengue Hemorrhagic fever are petechial rash, epistaxis, gum bleeding and gastrointestinal bleeding.
Tahir Ali in his concluding remarks said that IMD starts with non-specific symptoms like fever and Flu like symptoms and within hours can progress to life threatening complications like generalized petechial rash, Hypotension, shock and eventually death.
Aside from petechial rash and thrombocytopenia, other hemorrhagic manifestations in RMSF and other SFs are relatively rare.
9[degrees]C), altered sensorium, cachexy, diffuse petechial rash, hepatosplenomegaly, dispnea and bilateral diffuse pulmonary crackles.
Clinical picture has been defined as prodromus --sore throat, otalgia, and fits (sneezing, cough or nasal drainage)--and signs and symptoms recorded at presentation --fever, neck stiffness, headache, vomits, petechial rash, extensive ecchymoses, conjunctivitis, abdominal pain, diarrhea, arthritis, convulsion, systemic shock, localized neurologic signs.
Waterhouse-Friedrichsen syndrome is characterised by hyperacute onset of a rapidly progressive illness with a petechial rash, coagulopathy, cardiovascular collapse and bilateral adrenal haemorrhage in the setting of overwhelming clinical sepsis.