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Henoch–Schönlein purpura

Purpura is a condition characterised by multiple pin-point bleeding on the skin, mucous membranes or internal organs. It manifests with various diseases and bleeding conditions. Purpura in contrast with a rash does not turn white when squeezed.[1]

Purpura can be divided according to ICD-10 into: Template:MKN.

Diseases caused by qualitative disorders of thrombocytes (thrombocytes):

Diseases caused by quantitative disorders of thrombocytes:


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  1. MedicineNet, Inc. medterms.com [online]. ©1996-2009. [cit. 2009-7-8]. <https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=5137>.