purpura hemorrhagica


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Noun1.purpura hemorrhagica - purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of factors
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
peliosis, purpura - any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding
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In addition, purpura hemorrhagica presents severe vascular involvement (King, 1949).
Use of phenothizine tranquilizers, systemic diseases such as equine herpesvirus- 1, purpura hemorrhagica, dourine, damage to the penile innervation and severe debilitation are amongst various etiologies of paraphimosis in equids (Wheat, 1966; Neely, 1980; Walker, 1980; Blanchard et al., 2003).