Purpura Fulminans

Known as: fulminans purpura, Purpura Fulminans [Disease/Finding], Fulminans, Purpura 
A severe, rapidly fatal reaction occurring most commonly in children following an infectious illness. It is characterized by large, rapidly spreading… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Sepsis-induced purpura fulminans is a rare but life-threatening disorder, characterized by hemorrhagic infarction of the skin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Purpura fulminans is an acute illness commonly associated with meningococcemia or invasive streptococcal disease, and… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of protein C (PC) substitution on imminent peripheral necroses and overall outcome in patients… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The protein C anticoagulant pathway serves as a major system for controlling thrombosis, limiting inflammatory responses, and… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Purpura fulminans (PF) is a potentially disabling and life-threatening disorder characterized by acute onset of progressive… (More)
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1995
1995
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical and laboratory effects of protein C concentrate as an adjunct to conventional therapy in the… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
OBJECTIVE To determine the mechanism responsible for idiopathic purpura fulminans, we investigated the procoagulant and… (More)
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1993
1993
Patients with epidemic infections caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C were studied to assess the relationship of… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Homozygous protein C deficiency or homozygous protein S deficiency are rare genetic diseases with catastrophic and fatal purpura… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Because of the possible involvement of cytokines in gram-negative septicemia, we investigated serum levels of tumor necrosis… (More)
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