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Palpable purpura

Palpable purpura is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Infection or emboli
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  • Endocarditis
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  • Aspergillus
  • Candidiasis
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Last updated: December 1, 2014


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Palpable Purpura." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. 5minute, www.unboundmedicine.com/5minute/view/Diagnosaurus/114241/all/Palpable_purpura.
Zeiger RF. Palpable purpura. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://www.unboundmedicine.com/5minute/view/Diagnosaurus/114241/all/Palpable_purpura. Accessed June 19, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Palpable purpura. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://www.unboundmedicine.com/5minute/view/Diagnosaurus/114241/all/Palpable_purpura
Zeiger RF. Palpable Purpura [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 June 19]. Available from: https://www.unboundmedicine.com/5minute/view/Diagnosaurus/114241/all/Palpable_purpura.
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