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pur·pu·ra

 (pûr′pə-rə, -pyə-)
n.
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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purpura

(ˈpɜːpjʊrə)
n
(Pathology) pathol any of several blood diseases causing purplish spots or patches on the skin due to subcutaneous bleeding
[C18: via Latin from Greek porphura a shellfish yielding purple dye]
ˈpurpuric adj
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pur•pu•ra

(ˈpɜr pyʊər ə)

n.
a skin rash of purple or brownish red spots resulting from the bleeding into the skin of subcutaneous capillaries.
[1745–55; < New Latin; Latin: purple]
pur•pu′ric, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.purpura - any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleedingpurpura - any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
nonthrombocytopenic purpura - purpura resulting from a defect in the capillaries caused by bacteria or drugs
idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, thrombocytopenic purpura, Werlhof's disease - purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of factors
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Translations

pur·pu·ra

n. púrpura, condición caracterizada por manchas rojizas o de color púrpura en la piel, debidas al escape de sangre a los tejidos;
thrombocytopenic ______ trombocitopénica.
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purpura

n púrpura; Henoch-Schönlein — púrpura de Henoch-Schönlein; idiopathic thrombocytopenic — (ITP) (ant) trombocitopenia inmune (TPI), púrpura trombocitopénica idiopática (PTI) (ant); thrombotic thrombocytopenic — (TTP) púrpura trombocitopénica trombótica (PTT)
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References in periodicals archive ?
Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is a systemic vasculitis of small and medium-sized vessels.
Acute leukaemia, glomerulonephritis, haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS), Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP), use of cytotoxic drugs are closely associated with PRES in children.
EULAR/PRINTO/PRES criteria for Henoch-Schonlein purpura, childhood polyarteritis nodosa, childhood Wegener granulomatosis and childhood Takayasu arteritis: Ankara 2008.
IgA vasculitis, or Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP), is a rare autoimmune disease that usually presents in the pediatric and teenage population.
The most common known causes of FP are Herpes Simplex Type I, varicella zoster virus, Ebstein-Barr virus, hemophilus influenza, tuberculosis, Lyme disease, adenovirus, rhinovirus, acute and/or chronic otitis media, ear infection with cholesteatoma, mastoiditis, vasculitis, inflammatory disease such as Henoch-Schonlein purpura, Kawasaki syndrome and neoplastic tumors (1,2).
Other than viral pancreatitis, aetiology includes, Haemolytic uraemic syndrome, Systemic lupus, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, Cystic fibrosis (CF), Sickle cell disease, Kawasaki disease, Shock/hypo perfusion injury, cholelithiasis, choledochal cyst, biliary sludge and trauma due to motor vehicle accidents or bike handlebar injuries.6 Latter are on the increase in cosmopolitan cities such as Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.
He and a friend managed the feat in just four months despite Jack's struggles after being diagnosed at the age of 21 with Henoch-Schonlein purpura - a disease involving inflammation of small blood vessels which most commonly occurs in children.
In previous studies, several types of vasculitis, especially IgA vasculitis (previously called Henoch-Schonlein purpura) and polyarteritis nodosa, were found to occur more commonly in patients with FMF (1-2).
Over the past 30 years, the top five types of PGN were immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN; 24.3%), mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis (MsPGN; 10.5%), membranous nephropathy (MN; 12.6%), minimal change disease (MCD; 9.8%), and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS; 4.6%), and the top four types of SGN were lupus nephritis (LN; 8.6%), Henoch-Schonlein purpura glomerulonephritis (4.1%), hepatitis B virus-associated glomerulonephritis (HBV-GN; 2.6%), and diabetic nephropathy (DN; 1.6%).
The second most common finding was Henoch-Schonlein purpura (4 patients, 4.8%) for which small bowel imaging was negative.
High circulating endothelial microparticles (EMP) have been identified in children with other nephritic syndromes such as Henoch-Schonlein purpura [17].