Purpura Fulminans

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Note what signs you see.

I (W. Wertelecki, M.D.) see a discrete areas of the skin with port-wine color lesions. The possibility that this is a sign of purpura fulminans, a [potentially acute, rapidly progressive and often lethal process, demands awareness of all clinicians providing care to children (continued in the related gallery).

 

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