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Purpura Senilis

Purpura Senile


Presentation

  • Senile purpura usually presents with spots or patches present on skin, mucous membrane as well as on the organs. When blood leaks under the skin or from where small blood vessels joins together; this condition is called purpura.[ihealthblogger.com]
  • Differential diagnosis is necessary to determine the type of purpura present and to eliminate the cause if it can be determined.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
Enuresis
  • الصفحة 278 - ... sensation as if something remained behind when urinating, the stream stops and commences again ; enuresis from paralysis of sphincter, in nervous children, at night. ‏ الصفحة 352 - The hunger which attends or precedes ague.[books.google.com]
Easy Bruising
  • This is different than conditions that cause easy bruising due to bleeding disorders. Senile purpura is fairly common, affecting about of people over the age of 50. This percentage increases with age.[healthline.com]
  • There is evidence of bleeding under the skin, with easy bruising and the development of petechiae. In the acute form there may be bleeding from any of the body orifices, such as hematuria, nosebleed, vaginal bleeding, and bleeding gums.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Easy bruising can be avoided via use of skin moisturizers. Use of flavonoids, vitamin C supplements, and other antioxidants can also help protect the skin. Senile Purpura Pictures[healthylifemed.com]
Constipation
  • .) ; pain in umbilical region, extending through to the back ; patient screams and tries to relieve the pain by turning in all possible positions ; pressing and bearing down in the abdomen, extending into the pelvis; constipation. ‏[books.google.com]
Torticollis
  • Diagnosis 884 CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE AND APOPLEXY by J Hugulings 902 Hemorrhage from Aneurism 910 Pathology 938 Congestion 905 965 Locomotor Ataxy 980 DISEASES OF THE NERVES List of 1020 Definition 1026 Complications 1032 General History 1048 Prognosis 1050 TORTICOLLIS[books.google.it]
Purpura
  • purpura Secondary non-thrombocytopenic purpura (disorder) Senile purpura Senile purpura (disorder) Solar purpura Stasis purpura Stasis purpura (disorder) Stellate pseudoscar in senile purpura Stellate pseudoscar in senile purpura (disorder) Steroid purpura[averbis.com]
  • Also called senile purpura.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Also called senile purpura .[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Senile purpura was first described by British dermatologist Thomas Bateman in 1818. Just what is senile purpura? Well, the simplest senile purpura definition is when elderly are more prone to bruises.[belmarrahealth.com]
Keratosis
  • Frequency: 5 Reference: Last Update: 2012-03-25 Usage Frequency: 11 Reference: Wikipedia English peripapillary senile halo Last Update: 2014-11-14 Usage Frequency: 3 Reference: IATE Last Update: 2014-11-14 Usage Frequency: 3 Reference: IATE English keratosis[mymemory.translated.net]
Vaginal Bleeding
Convulsions
  • D F R 630 Natural History 631 I Diagnosis 642 HYSTEROEPILEPSY by Henry Hartshorne M D 649 649 Treatment 658 Etiology 664 Definition 690 CHOREA by C B Radcliffe M D F R C 696 Pathology 704 Synonyms 718 WRITERS CRAMP by J Russell Reynolds M D F R 731 Convulsions[books.google.it]
Screaming
  • .) ; pain in umbilical region, extending through to the back ; patient screams and tries to relieve the pain by turning in all possible positions ; pressing and bearing down in the abdomen, extending into the pelvis; constipation. ‏[books.google.com]

Workup

Cytopenia
  • International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification.D69.2 Other nonthrombocytopenic purpura and Purpura senilis D69.0 Nonthrombocytopenic idiopathic purpura D69.42 GATA 1 related X linked cytopenia[averbis.com]

Treatment

  • In most cases, there is no treatment required for senile purpura. However, some people dislike the appearance of the bruises and seek treatment. Your doctor can prescribe topical retinoids that thicken your skin to prevent further skin aging.[healthline.com]
  • No treatment hastens lesion resolution or is needed. Although cosmetically displeasing, the disorder has no health consequences and does not herald severe bleeding elsewhere.[msdmanuals.com]
  • No treatment hastens lesion resolution or is needed. Although cosmetically displeasing, the disorder has no health consequences and does not herald severe bleeding elsewhere. Click here for Patient Education NOTE: This is the Professional Version.[msdmanuals.com]
  • Mania 595 Definition 623 HYSTERIA by J Russell Reynolds M D F R 630 Natural History 631 I Diagnosis 642 HYSTEROEPILEPSY by Henry Hartshorne M D 649 649 Treatment 658 Etiology 664 Definition 690 CHOREA by C B Radcliffe M D F R C 696 Pathology 704 Synonyms[books.google.it]
  • Treatment Senile purpura is a harmless condition that does not require any kind of treatment. The lesions tend to clear out on their own, without causing any health complications such as spread of the bleeding to other parts of the body.[healthylifemed.com]

Prognosis

  • Brain 864 Diagnosis 884 CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE AND APOPLEXY by J Hugulings 902 Hemorrhage from Aneurism 910 Pathology 938 Congestion 905 965 Locomotor Ataxy 980 DISEASES OF THE NERVES List of 1020 Definition 1026 Complications 1032 General History 1048 Prognosis[books.google.it]
  • What is the prognosis ? Although cosmetically displeasing, senile purpura is benign and unrelated to any systemic diseases or blood dyscrasias. It is, however, a risk factor for skin tears in institutionalised patients.[dermnetnz.org]
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura in childhood: treatment and prognosis. Standardization of terminology, definitions and outcome criteria in immune thrombocytopenic purpura of adults and children: report from an international working group.[freethesaurus.com]
  • Prognosis The blood under the skin which causes the discoloration of bruising should be totally reabsorbed by the body in three weeks or less. At that time, the skin color should have completely returned to normal.[healthofchildren.com]

Etiology

  • Mania 595 Definition 623 HYSTERIA by J Russell Reynolds M D F R 630 Natural History 631 I Diagnosis 642 HYSTEROEPILEPSY by Henry Hartshorne M D 649 649 Treatment 658 Etiology 664 Definition 690 CHOREA by C B Radcliffe M D F R C 696 Pathology 704 Synonyms[books.google.it]

Pathophysiology

  • […] urinary system MF8Y Other specified clinical findings in specimens from the urinary system H01767 紫斑病性腎炎 特定疾患 (難病) [ jp08407.html ] H01767 リンク ICD-11: 4A44.92 MF8Y ICD-10: N02.9 文献 PMID: 21393485 著者 Davin JC タイトル Henoch-Schonlein purpura nephritis: pathophysiology[kegg.jp]

Prevention

  • Senile purpura is not always preventable, but people can use sunscreen and protect their skin from sun damage as much as possible.[medicalnewstoday.com]
  • For example, your doctor can prescribe topical retinoids, which can prevent further skin aging, thus reducing the appearance of senile purpura.[belmarrahealth.com]
  • Protecting your limbs by wearing shin guards can also help prevent minor trauma that causes bruising. Natural remedies Taking citrus bioflavonoids twice daily may also be a good natural remedy for senile purpura.[healthline.com]
  • Thrombocytopenic purpura may develop due to causes such as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, meningococcemia and other such infections, and use of drugs which hamper platelet functioning or prevent their formation.[healthylifemed.com]

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