Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know Key Signs and Symptoms of Rare Diseases?

Germaine L. Defendi, MD, MS; Emmanuel C. Besa, MD; Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


September 29, 2016

Purpura fulminans is a rare syndrome of intravascular thrombosis and hemorrhagic infarction of the skin that is rapidly progressive and is accompanied by vascular collapse and disseminated intravascular coagulation. It may be classified as neonatal, idiopathic, or acute infectious.

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