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Purpura MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Purpura
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.100.802
C23.550.414.950
C23.888.885.687
Unique ID
D011693
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011693
Annotation
General or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Purplish or brownish red discoloration, easily visible through the epidermis, caused by hemorrhage into the tissues. When the size of the discolorization is >2-3 cm it is generally called Ecchymoses (ECCHYMOSIS).
Entry Term(s)
Petechiae
NLM Classification #
WH 322
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Purpura Preferred
Petechiae Related
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