nonthrombocytopenic purpura


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Noun1.nonthrombocytopenic purpura - purpura resulting from a defect in the capillaries caused by bacteria or drugs
peliosis, purpura - any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding
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Nonthrombocytopenic purpura associated sequentially with nifedipine and diltiazem.
In the case, the patient showed classic signs of HSP, including nonthrombocytopenic purpura over his upper and lower extremities and gastrointestinal symptoms.
A diagnosis of adult onset HSP was made based on the presence of nonthrombocytopenic purpura with renal biopsy showing IgA nephropathy (Figure 1).