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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Cumulative expression of urinary podocytes reflects disease progression in IgA nephropathy Schonlein-Henoch purpura nephritis.
Some patients have a strong family history of atopy, and only 5% show any association with collapen diseas--there is a weak association with herpes zoster, gout or syphilis and other conditions such as erythema nodosum, Schonlein-Henoch purpura, erythema multiforme, contact with industrial solvents, or penicillin sensitivity, indicating an immune link.