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 (pûr′pə-rə, -pyə-)
A condition characterized by hemorrhages in the skin and mucous membranes that result in the appearance of purplish spots or patches.

[Latin, purple; see purple.]

pur·pu′ric (-pyo͝or′ĭk) adj.
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Examination revealed tender, purpuric vesicles on the palms and soles along with several hemorrhagic, tense bullae (Figure 1).
Purpura is sometimes a sign of a potentially serious disorder so you should always consult your doctor as a matter of urgency if you note a purpuric rash.
Over the following days, the child developed mottled skin pigmentation and diffused purpuric rashes.
Physical examination revealed hemodynamic stability with tachypnea (respiratory rate 24 bpm) with pedal edema, facial puffiness and purpuric rash over the shins.
An autopsy performed on day 4 was remarkable for a purpuric rash more pronounced on the legs, arms, hands, and soles of feet (Figure 1).
Here, we present a type 2 diabetic patient who had purpuric skin lesions predominantly on the lower limbs and acute renal failure overriding to underlying chronic kidney disease due to leukocytoclastic vasculitis associated with radiocontrast administration.
Finally, without any prior clinical knowledge that KS lesions have responded to therapy, regressed KS lesions may be misdiagnosed clinically and histologically as pigmented purpuric dermatitis.
One week prior to admission, she had developed sudden onset of purpuric rash on her lower extremities, arthralgia, and abdominal pain following upper respiratory tract infection.
The skin examinations revealed a small purpuric lesion on the tip of the tongue and diffuse petechiae predominantly on the lower extremities, but also on the torso and upper extremities.
Common clinical manifestations include a purpuric rash, abdominal pain, arthralgia/arthritis and renal disease.
Henoch-Schonlein purpura, psoriasis, pityriasis lichenoides, pityriasis rosea, lichen planus, pityriasis rubra pilaris, erythema multiforme, atopic dermatitis, granuloma annulare, and pigmented purpuric dermatosis were the most frequent skin disorders diagnosed dermatopathologically.
There were disseminated palpable purpuric lesions on her skin as a sign of purpura fulminans and disseminated intravascular coagulation.