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Purpura Fulminans MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Purpura Fulminans
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.100.802.230
C23.550.414.950.230
C23.888.885.687.230
Unique ID
D055665
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055665
Scope Note
A severe, rapidly fatal reaction occurring most commonly in children following an infectious illness. It is characterized by large, rapidly spreading skin hemorrhages, fever, or shock. Purpura fulminans often accompanies or is triggered by DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION.
Previous Indexing
Purpura (1965-2008)
Purpura, Schoenlein-Henoch (1995-2008)
See Also
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Public MeSH Note
2009; see PURPURA, SCHOENLEIN-HENOCH (1997-2008)
History Note
2009; use PURPURA, SCHOENLEIN-HENOCH (1997-2008)
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Purpura Fulminans Preferred
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