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purpura

[′pər·pyə·rə]
(medicine)
Spontaneous hemorrhages into tissues such as joints, skin, and mucosal surfaces.
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HSP, also known as anaphylactoid purpura and immunoglobulin A (IgA) vasculitis, is a small-vessel leukocytoclastic vasculitis characterized by the perivascular deposition of IgAl-based immune complexes in the walls of arterioles and postcapillary venules.
Purpura fulminans is the cutaneous clinical presentation of a hematological complication that includes tissue necrosis, small vessel thrombosis, and disseminated intravascular coagulation (1-2).
That said, it's important to suspect the condition in cocaine users who present with retiform purpura.
Henoch-Schonlein purpura is usually a self-limited disease.
reported a case of a 13-year-old girl who presented with thrombocytopenic purpura and had no response to ART but had normalization of platelet count while on steroids, which immediately fell below the normal range on withdrawing the steroids.
All the patients were questioned about the spontaneous occurrence of purpura and were examined for purpura.
Diffuse purpura was observed in his stomach, small intestine, and colon [Figure 1]d-[Figure 1]f.
Occasionally, bruising of this type may be due to another condition called idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP), which is caused by very low platelet levels.
En este trabajo presentamos el primer reporte de caso mexicano de purpura de Henoch-Schonlein en el embarazo.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura) - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura)'s therapeutic pipeline.
Henoch Schonlein purpura, also known as Immunoglobulin A vasculitis (IgAV) is a small vessel vasculitis associated with IgA deposition in the affected organs.