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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.

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

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.
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, purpura hemorrhagica, thrombocytopenic purpura, Werlhof's disease - purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of factors
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.

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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6%), Henoch-Schonlein purpura glomerulonephritis (4.
A classical example is represented by the Henoch-Schonlein purpura, which causes GIB, revealed by melena, only in rare cases by haematemesis.
Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is the most common form of systemic small vessel vasculitis involving the skin, joints, kidneys, and gastrointestinal tract in childhood.
The major differential diagnoses are other systemic vasculitides and Henoch-Schonlein purpura.
The differential diagnosis of purpura fulminans includes such uncommon etiologies as Henoch-Schonlein purpura, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, drug-induced purpura, and post-infectious thrombocytopenic purpura.
They treated an 8-year-old girl diagnosed as having Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) in combination with a mycoplasma pneumoniae infection using intravenous methylprednisolone (5 mg/kg/day) and erythromycin (30 mg/kg/day).
The primary underlying diseases included vasculitis with renal involvement (systemic lupus erythematosus nephritis [patient 1], Henoch-Schonlein purpura nephritis [patient 5]), malignancy (patients 3 and 4) and acute glomerulonephritis (patient 2).
We report a case of Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) presenting without typical skin lesion; atypical symptoms initially appeared following influenza infection.
The initial differential diagnosis included Henoch-Schonlein purpura, parvovirus B19, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
EULAR/PRINTO/PRES criteria for Henoch-Schonlein purpura, childhood polyarteritis nodosa, childhood Wegener granulomatosis and childhood Takayasu arteritis: Ankara 2008.
Diagnosis and management of henoch-schonlein purpura in pregnancy: a review of the literature.
Southwood, "Incidence of Henoch-Schonlein purpura, Kawasaki disease, and rare vasculitides in children of different ethnic origins," The Lancet, vol.