One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Children with disseminated intravascular coagulopathy are generally quite ill and may present with extensive purpuric lesions and petechiae, as well as multifocal hemorrhage.’
- ‘Gigantean (larger and fewer lesions), pustular, purpuric, or vesicular pityriasis rosea occurs in rare cases.’
- ‘These lesions included papular, urticarial, purpuric, pustular, and eczematoid changes, such as papular urticaria.’
- ‘Almost all of the patients with this type of vasculitis have cutaneous findings, typically erythematous macules or purpuric lesions.’
- ‘Depending on their size, purpuric lesions are traditionally classified as petechiae (pinpoint hemorrhages less than 2 mm in greatest diameter), purpura or ecchymoses.’
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