Purpura - Differential Diagnosis Framework
Nonblanchable, ...
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Purpura - Differential Diagnosis Framework
Nonblanchable, dark red to purple, hemorrhagic skin lesions that result from leakage of RBC's secondary to platelet disorders, vascular disorders, coagulation disorders, or other causes.
Caused by: vascular occlusion, disruptions in vascular integrity/inflammation, thrombocytopenia, platelet defects, coagulation disorders
Nonpalpable: 
 • Platelet Defects / Quantity
 • Coagulation Defects
 • Vascular Fragility
Palpable:
 • Vasculitis
 • Non-Vasculitis

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Dr. Ravi Singh K
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Academic Hospitalist and APD @SinaiBmoreIMRes, Clinical reasoning,Simulation and POCUS enthusiast - https://twitter.com/rav7ks
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