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236 Possible Causes for Palpable Purpura

  • Vasculitis

    Abstract Cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) is type of small vessel vasculitis that commonly presents as palpable purpura involving the lower extremities and buttocks[] These spots can usually be felt by the examiner's fingertips, hence the descriptor "palpable". The image below is a classic example of palpable purpura.[] Abstract Leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) is a disease characterized by inflammation of small vessels presenting with petechiae and palpable purpura.[]

  • Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

    Leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV), a disease characterized by inflammation of the small vessels, presents with palpable purpura, especially in the lower extremities.[] The patient was a 25-year-old man who had palpable purpura on his legs which showed leukocytoclastic vasculitis, and polyarteritis nodosa.[] He presented with a palpable purpura on both legs, low-grade fever, cough and expectoration, progressive dyspnea due to a massive left pleural effusion and a symmetric swelling[]

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    The criteria selected by a classification tree method were similar: palpable purpura, age less than or equal to 20 years at disease onset, biopsy showing granulocytes around[] The classic tetrad of signs and symptoms include palpable purpura, arthralgia, abdominal pain and renal disease.[] In contrast, patients who experienced relapses had a longer duration of the first episode of palpable purpura than those without relapses (palpable purpura lasting 7 days;[]

  • Gram-Negative Septicaemia

    Abstract We have conducted an open randomized comparison of aztreonam versus an aminoglycoside in 100 adult, non-granulocytopenic patients with suspected or proven aerobic Gram-negative septicaemia. Forty-three patients with negative blood cultures, with blood isolates resistant to the antibiotic used, or who died[…][]

  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

    The case of a patient who had palpable purpura on his lower extremities due to Lactobacillus-caused subacute bacterial endocarditis is reported.[] Physical examination revealed palpable purpura, mild hypertension, hepatosplenomegaly, and a holosystolic cardiac murmur (Levine 2/6).[] Palpable purpura may also be seen. Imaging may reveal septic pulmonary infarcts, mycotic aneurysms, and stroke.[]

  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome

    She became afebrile after 4 days, normotensive after 4 weeks, and her palpable purpura disappeared after 6 weeks.[] palpable purpura, livedo reticularis, urticaria, necrotic bullae and digital ischaemia.[] She had conjunctival pallor, gangrene involving all fingertips of the left hand, palpable purpura on the anterior aspect of the left leg, and 3/5 grade motor weakness of the[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Abstract Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) is a necroinflammatory disease of the gallbladder with no gallstones present. ACC is known to be a serious, even potentially lethal complication observed mainly in patients with various severe underlying conditions including trauma, burn and sepsis. Infection of cardiac[…][]

  • Purpura

    Skin manifestations include palpable purpura, livedo reticularis, ulcers, and distal gangrene.[] The patient presented to the emergency department with palpable purpura symmetrically distributed over the lower limbs.[] Henoch-Schönlein purpura, a vasculitis involving abdominal pain, arthralgias and palpable purpura, is a much less common side effect, as seen in this patient.[]

  • Rheumatoid Arteritis

    purpura.[] […] difference in extremities, upper extremity claudication, aortitis, aortic aneurysm Medium vessels: supply gut abdominal pain, testes pain, infarct Small vessels: Skin causing palpable[]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    Crescentic glomerulonephritis complicating the course of bacterial endocarditis carries a poor prognosis. Ideal treatment strategy is not clearly defined. In addition to antibiotic treatment, plasmapheresis and steroids have been used with variable results. Here we report a case of 40-year old female who was[…][]

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