"Purpura Fulminans" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Purpura Fulminans" by people in Profiles.
A baby with meningococcemia and septic shock. Pediatrics. 2012 Jul; 130(1):134-8.
Surgical management of acute infectious purpura fulminans. J Burn Care Res. 2011 Mar-Apr; 32(2):231-6.