THE PURPURAS

@article{Lotti1994THEP,
  title={THE PURPURAS},
  author={T. Lotti and I. Ghersetich and E. Panconesi},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={1994},
  volume={33}
}
  • T. Lotti, I. Ghersetich, E. Panconesi
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Dermatology
  • Purpura is a discoloration of the skin due to extravasation of red blood cells. Pressure by fitigers or diascopy fails to blanch the lesion, thus distinguishing it from erythema and from telangiectasia, Purpuric lesions may have different aspects and sizes: Petechiae are small lesions up to 2 mm in diameter that often occur in crops; ecchymoses are larger, sometimes figurate lesions ("vibices" if litiear, "seals" if roughly annular), caused by extravasation of red blood cells,' The color of the… CONTINUE READING

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