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Purpura fulminans

A severe, rapidly fatal reaction occurring most commonly in children following an infectious illness. It is characterized by large, rapidly spreading skin hemorrhages, fever, or shock. Purpura fulminans often accompanies or is triggered by DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
88448
Concept ID:
C0085650
Disease or Syndrome
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Disseminated intravascular coagulation

A disorder characterized by procoagulant substances entering the general circulation causing a systemic thrombotic process. The activation of the clotting mechanism may arise from any of a number of disorders. A majority of the patients manifest skin lesions, sometimes leading to PURPURA FULMINANS. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
41620
Concept ID:
C0012739
Disease or Syndrome
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Purpura

A small blood vessel hemorrhage into the skin and/or mucous membranes. Newer lesions appear reddish in color. Older lesions are usually a darker purple color and eventually become a brownish-yellow color. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
19584
Concept ID:
C0034150
Disease or Syndrome; Finding
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