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الطفح النمشي Petechial rash


الطفح النمشي Petechial rash

المعلومة

Fever with sudden onset of a petechial rash in a college student is meningococcemia until proven otherwise.

ترافق الحمى مع هجمة حادة من الطَفْح النَمَشيّ ( حَبَريّ ) عند طالب جامعي ؛ هو خمج الدم بالمكورات السِّحائية حتى يثبت العكس .

المرجع

An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine - Cambridge University Press 2005
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petechiae, sing. petechia
Minute hemorrhagic spots, of pinpoint to pinhead size, in the skin, which are not blanched by pressure.

meningococcemia
Presence of meningococci (N. meningitidis) in the circulating blood.

acute fulminating meningococcemia
rapidly moving systemic infection with Neisseria meningitidis, usually without meningitis, characterized by rash, usually petechial or purpuric, high fever, and hypotension. May lead to death within hours.

Source : Stedman's Medical Dictionary 5.0
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