Autoerthrocyte sensitization---a psychogenic purpura?

  title={Autoerthrocyte sensitization---a psychogenic purpura?},
  author={Markus Meister and Anna Bodner},
  volume={19 2},
There are two schools of thought regarding the pathogenesis of this syndrome. Gardner and Diamond and others demonstrated that these patients have a hypersensitivity to extravasated RBCs. They assumed that a fixed tissue antibody reacted with red blood cell stroma producing edema, increased capillary permeability, and further extravasation of blood into the… CONTINUE READING