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Related to purpura: idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, thrombocytopenic purpura, Henoch Schonlein purpura

purpura

[′pər·pyə·rə]
(medicine)
Spontaneous hemorrhages into tissues such as joints, skin, and mucosal surfaces.
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The most common of all types of purpura - senile purpura - mainly affects middle-aged and elderly women as blood vessels become fragile with age.
Purpura fulminans is an often deadly thrombotic disorder, which leads to small blood vessels clotting within the skin.
Key words Ischemic necrosis; purpura fulminans; rickettsia
Over the last 12 years, Purpura and his partners successfully built a market-leading, highly competitive brokerage firm in Boston-Richards Barry Joyce & Partners LLC-which was acquired by Transwestern in fourth-quarter 2013 and rebranded as Transwestern | RBJ.
Major clinical features of HSP are palpable purpura, joint, gastrointestinal tract, renal involvement, all of which have great importance for determining the prognosis of HSP.
Key Words: thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, cardiac surgery
Positive physical examination findings included multiple erythematous purpura on her lower extremities.
Material and Method: The medical records of 212 patients with Henoch-Schonlein purpura in our polyclinics have been retrospectively studied.
Current literature on this matter is based on cases reported (162 up to 2009, of which only ten involve men) (2-8-9-10) In 1971 Lababidi & Friedman, described the first case of Psychogenic purpura in a man; after that, cases describe on the male sex are but a few, most of them take place during the third decade of life with lesions similar to those found on women.
Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is a small vessel leukocytoclastic vasculitis that typically presents in childhood.
Immun (idiyopatik) trombositopenik purpura (ITP), trombositlere karsi olusan oto-antikorlarin trombositlerin yasam surelerini kisaltmasi sonucu gelisen ve klinikte trombositopeni ile seyreden edinsel bir hastaliktir.