Definition of Purpura. Meaning of Purpura. Synonyms of Purpura

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Definition of Purpura

Purpura
Purpura Pur"pu*ra, n. [L., purple, purple fish: cf. F. purpura. See Purple.] 1. (Med.) A disease characterized by livid spots on the skin from extravasated blood, with loss of muscular strength, pain in the limbs, and mental dejection; the purples. --Dunglison. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine gastropods, usually having a rough and thick shell. Some species yield a purple dye.

Meaning of Purpura from wikipedia

- purpura) Primary thrombocytopenic purpura Secondary thrombocytopenic purpura Post-transfusion purpura Vascular disorders (nonthrombocytopenic purpura)...
- Henoch–Schönlein purpura (HSP), also known as IgA vasculitis, is a disease of the skin, mucous membranes, and sometimes other organs that most commonly...
- Immune thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP), also known as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, is a type of thrombocytopenic purpura defined as an isolated...
- Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a blood disorder that results in blood clots forming in small blood vessels throughout the body. This results...
- Purpura fulminans is an acute, often fatal, thrombotic disorder which manifests as blood spots, bruising and discolouration of the skin resulting from...
- heavier or longer periods or breakthrough bleeding. Bruising, particularly purpura in the forearms and petechiae in the feet, legs, and mucous membranes,...
- Solar purpura (also known as "Actinic purpura," and "Senile purpura") is a skin condition characterized by large, sharply outlined, 1- to 5-cm, dark purplish-red...
- Thrombocytopenic purpura are purpura ****ociated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of causes, such as kaposi...
- the other two being ecchymosis and purpura. Ecchymosis is defined as hematomas larger than 1 centimetre and purpura as 1–5 millimetres. The term is almost...
- Palpable purpura is a condition where purpura, which constitutes visible non-blanching hemorrhages, are raised and able to be touched or felt upon palpation...
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