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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In conclusion if there is splenic vascular proliferation, haemangiomatosis should be taken into consideration as well as lymphangioma, littoral cell angioma, haemangioendothelioma and primary angiosarcoma, peliosis of the spleen and hamartoma.
Bacillary angiomatosis and bacillary peliosis in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus: Clinical characteristics in a case-control study.
Histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of splenic peliosis that had been suspected on radiological grounds.
Bacillary peliosis may also involve the spleen and lymph nodes.
However, these agents were accompanied by a range of potential adverse events, including liver dysfunction, priapism, virilization, acne, injection-site pain, and an increased risk for hepatocellular carcinoma and peliosis hepatis.
henselae, a species first recognized in 1990, is the main etiologic agent of cat scratch disease and is also responsible for bacillary angiomatosis and peliosis hepatitis in immunocompromised (mostly AIDS) patients, (6, 7), as well as bacteremia and endocarditis.
Topics covered include death from environmental conditions (lighting and elder abuse), homicide, death from natural causes (asthma, Marfan syndrome, and peliosis of the liver and spleen), infectious diseases, crime scene investigation and behavioral analysis, neogenesis of ethanol and fusel oils in putrefying blood, agrichemical poisoning, apoptosis, imagining techniques, veterinary forensic pathology, and fixation techniques for organs and parenchymal structures.
The clinical presentations differ, however; in addition to cat-scratch disease, B henselae has been associated with peliosis hepatis, and febrile bacteremia syndrome, whereas B quintana has been associated with trench fever in both HIV-positive and -negative patients.
Peliosis hepatica (quistes de sangre en el higado).
In both sexes, treatment-resistant acne, jaundice, tremor, edema, bad breath, hypertension, peliosis hepatitis, hepatic adenomatosis, polycythemia, and thrombosis may be signs of steroid use.
Long-term use of anabolic steroids can lead to cardiovascular problems, neurologic disorders, and liver diseases such as peliosis hepatis, cholestasis, or hepatic tumors.