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(pŭr′pyŭ-ră )

[L. purpura, purple]
Any rash in which blood cells leak into the skin or mucous membranes, usually at multiple sites. Purpuric rashes often are associated with disorders of coagulation or thrombosis. Pinpoint purpuric lesions are called petechiae; larger hemorrhages into the skin are called ecchymoses.
SYN: SEE: peliosis


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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Purpura." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763997/all/thrombotic_thrombocytopenic_purpura.
Purpura. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763997/all/thrombotic_thrombocytopenic_purpura. Accessed June 26, 2019.
Purpura. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763997/all/thrombotic_thrombocytopenic_purpura
Purpura [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 26]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763997/all/thrombotic_thrombocytopenic_purpura.
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