Purpura

This is a rash due to spontaneous bleeding in to the skin i.e. bruises. There are many causes. The age of the victim would be relevant. Pinhead sized bruises are called petechiae - In the first month of life, the likeliest cause is haemorrhagic disease of the newborn. Caused by deficiency of vitamin K, necessary for blood clotting. Much of our requ … ...
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Purpura

[gastropod] Purpura is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails. Species within the genus Purpura include: ...
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purpura

Latin, meaning: purple dye, purple cloth / high rank, emperorship.
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purpura

[n] - any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding
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Purpura

A collection of tiny red or purple spots under the skin, caused by blood leaking from small broken blood vessels. Can look like a rash of tiny red dots and is sometimes called pinprick bleeds. It can occur on any part of body but is more common on specific areas, such as the front of the shins.
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Purpura

A blood disease which causes a red rash.
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Purpura

Purpura: 1. A hemorrhagic area in the skin. The area of bleeding within the skin, by definition, is greater than 3 millimeters in diameter. The appearance of the purpura depends on age of the lesion. Early purpura is red and becomes darker, then purple, and brown-yellow as it fades. Purpura does not blanch when touched. 2. A condition characterized...
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Purpura

Pur'pu·ra noun [ Latin , purple, purple fish: confer French purpura . See Purple .] 1. (Medicine) A disease characterized by livid spots on the skin from extravasated blood, with loss of muscular strength, pain in the limbs, and mental dejection; the purples. Dung...
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purpura

<clinical sign, dermatology> A small haemorrhage (up to about 1 cm in diameter) in the skin, mucous membrane or serosal surface, which may be caused by various factors, including blood disorders, vascular abnormalities and trauma. ... Purpuric lesions may be associated with inflammation, in which case they present as papular purpura or the ha...
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purpura

peliosis noun any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding
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purpura

(pur´pu-rә) any of a group of conditions characterized by ecchymoses or other small hemorrhages in the skin, mucous membranes, or serosal surfaces; causes include blood disorders, vascular abnormalities, and trauma. any of several conditions similar to the traditional purpura group, which may be caus...
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Purpura

• (n.) A genus of marine gastropods, usually having a rough and thick shell. Some species yield a purple dye. • (n.) A disease characterized by livid spots on the skin from extravasated blood, with loss of muscular strength, pain in the limbs, and mental dejection; the purples.
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purpura

presence of small hemorrhages in the skin, often associated with bleeding from body cavities and in tissues. It occurs as a result of failure of ... [4 related articles]
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purpura

1. a small haemorrhage (up to about 1 cm in diameter) in the skin, mucous membrane, or serosal surface, which may be caused by various factors, including blood disorders, vascular abnormalities, and trauma. Purpuric lesions may be associated with inflammation, in which case they present as papular purpura, or the haemorrhage may not be accompanied ...
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Purpura

Purpura is a genus of carnivorous gastropods, whose members, like the species of Murex, yield a purple dye. The species have strong, heavy shells and mostly live on rocky coasts.
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Purpura

In medicine, purpura refers to a bleeding disorder under the skin or mucous membranes characterized by the presence of purple bruise-like marks or rashes.
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purpura

Type: Term Pronunciation: pŭr′pū-ră Definitions: 1. A condition characterized by hemorrhage into the skin. Appearance of the lesions varies with the type of purpura, the duration of the lesions, and the acuteness of the onset. The color is first red, gradually darkens to purple, fades to a brownish yellow, and usually disappear...
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purpura

Condition marked by purplish patches on the skin or mucous membranes due to localized spontaneous bleeding. It may be harmless, as sometimes with the elderly, or linked with disease, allergy, or drug reactions
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Purpura

(pur'pu-rah) (Latin. Purple) Discoloration of the skin or mucosa due to extravasation of blood. (from the ILDS Committee on Nomenclature - R. Winkelmann, Chairman)
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Purpura

1. A hemorrhagic area in the skin. The area of bleeding within the skin, by definition, is greater than 3 millimeters in diameter. The appearance of the purpura depends on age of the lesion. Early purpura is red and becomes darker, then purple, and brown-yellow as it fades. Purpura does not blanch when touched.
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Purpura

Nonblanching violaceous (purple) discoloration of the skin due to blood that has extravasated outside of vessel walls. May be palpable or non-palpable.
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Purpura

bleeding into the skin. This may be as petechiae (small red, purple or brown spots) or ecchymoses (bruises). Purpura does not blanch with pressure (diascopy).
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Purpura

Purpura (from purpura, meaning `purple`) are the red or purple discolorations on the skin that do not blanch on applying pressure. They are caused by bleeding underneath the skin usually secondary to vasculitis or dietary deficiency of vitamin C (scurvy). Purpura measure 0.3–1 cm (3–10 mm), whereas petechiae measure less than 3 mm, and ecchy.....
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purpura

see thrombocytopenic purpura.
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purpura

purple dye, purple cloth / high rank, emperorship.
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