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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Macroscopically, this correlates to a petechial rash of the anterior thorax, axillae, neck, oral mucosa, and conjunctiva.
CASE 1 CASE 2 MAJOR CRITERIA Petechial Rash Yes No Respiratory Insufficiency Yes Yes Cerebral Involvement Yes Yes MINOR CRITERIA Tachycardia Yes Yes Pyrexia Yes Yes Retinal changes: fat or petechiae Yes No Jaundice No No Renal: anuria/oliguria or lipiduria No No Sudden fall in hemoglobin concentration Yes Yes Sudden Thrombocytopenia No No High erythrocyte sedimentation Rate Yes Yes Fat macroglobulinemia No N/A
There was a petechial rash noted on his anterior chest [Figure 4].
Tenenbaum, "Clinical characteristics of children with viral single- and co-infections and a petechial rash," Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol.
To the Editor: The symptoms of cerebral fat embolism (CFE) are often a triad of acute respiratory failure, unconsciousness, and petechial rash after a symptom-free interval of 12–24 h following trauma.
Generally the main symptoms are vomiting, joint and muscle pains, restlessness, headache and petechial rash. Hemorrhage and shock fever, happens in less than 5% cases3,4.
Fever and polyarthritis /1988 [6] Kanechorn and Fever, petechial rash, Niumpradit/ myalgia, and symmetrical 2005 [7] polyarthritis Abdulaziz et al.
The physical examination revealed a disseminated petechial rash over her body; pulmonary auscultation showed diffuse rhonchi and diminished respiratory sounds at the left lung base.
Conclusion: Bruises petechial rash and epistaxis were the common presentations.
A physical exam reveals 1 to 2+ edema with a petechial rash of both feet extending into the right leg and medial thigh.
The distinctive petechial rash, which begins on the hands, wrists, feet, and ankles, and then moves centrally, typically doesn't show up until day 5 or 6.
The diagnosis here is likely to be leukaemia or lymphoma and the reasons for the symptoms are due to a fall in red cells (tiredness, shortness of breath), effective white cells (recurrent infections) and platelets (petechial rash).