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purpura

[′pər·pyə·rə]
(medicine)
Spontaneous hemorrhages into tissues such as joints, skin, and mucosal surfaces.
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In this case report, we describe a patient diagnosed with Streptococcus-induced cellulitis and subsequent development of anaphylactoid purpura successfully treated with prednisolone.
Therefore, it is likely that the anaphylactoid purpura in this case was associated with a streptococcal infection.
Anaphylactoid purpura, also known as Henoch-Schonleinpurpura (HSP), is an IgA-mediated vasculitis that tends to be a benign disease of childhood.
Anaphylactoid purpura, also called Henoch-Schonleinpurpura (HSP), is a rare, often benign, IgA-mediated vasculitis that is preceded by an upper respiratory tract infection and presents with the tetrad of abdominal pain, arthralgia/arthritis, purpuric rash, and renal involvement.
DISCUSSION: HSP is a form of blood vessel inflammation or vasculitis, also referred to as anaphylactoid purpura. (1) Clinically, Henoch-Schonlein purpura presents with a classic tetrad of symptoms (with reported frequencies): cutaneous purpura (100%), arthralgia or arthritis (82%), abdominal pain (63%), gastrointestinal bleeding (33%).