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Purple discolorations on the skin caused by bleeding underneath the skin. Small spots are petechiae, large spots are ecchymoses

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Schamberg's purpura in an infant (970 words)
Pigmented purpuric dermatosis (Schamberg's purpura) in an infant.
Cayenne-pepper-like purpura intermingled with hyperpigmented macules on the thighs.
Vasculitis (Henoch-Schoenlein purpura, Kawasaki syndrome, Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy)
Principles of Pediatric Dermatology - Chapter40 : CUTANEOUS VASCULAR DISEASES PURPURA (2810 words)
Purpura is a group of diseases characterized by skin petechiae and may be associated with other local or systemic manifestations.
Purpura is normally distinguished from erythema when pressure is applied by finger or by pressure of a slide on the erythematous patch (diascopy)fails to blanch the lesion.
It is a distinctive disorder, comprising a combination of purpura, often in a cockade pattern, and an inflammatory edema of the limbs and face, occurring almost exclusively in children under the age of 2 years, with a tendency to recurrence in the short term and subsequent spontaneous resolution.
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