Nose and upper lip reconstruction for purpura fulminans.


BACKGROUND Purpura fulminans (PF) is a rare syndrome of intravascular thrombosis and haemorrhagic infarction of the skin. The initial symptom of PF is peripheral purpura which progresses to necrosis very rapidly. The prognosis of PF is poor, and the mortality is reported to be around 40%. Even if the patient survives, the patient may require amputation or… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bjps.2011.07.004


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@article{Urushidate2012NoseAU, title={Nose and upper lip reconstruction for purpura fulminans.}, author={Satoshi Urushidate and Katsunori Yokoi and Yuko Higuma and Makoto Mikami and Yosuke Watanabe and Makiko Saito and Yuriko Saito and Makoto Yamauchi and Takatoshi Yotsuyanagi}, journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS}, year={2012}, volume={65 2}, pages={252-5} }