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Seidlmayer's purpura

Alternative eponyms

  • Seidlmayer’s disease
  • Seidlmayer-Kokardenpurpura (German)
  • Seidlmayer’s syndrome

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A manifestation of purpura which occurs especially in infants or children after episodes of infections.

Description

A manifestation of purpura which occurs especially in infants or children after episodes of infections. It appears as a purpuric eruption characterized by coinlike elevated lesions.

Seidlmayer's purpura is comparable to the disease picture of Schönlein-Henoch purpura in older children. This condition is entered under Johann Lukas Schönlein, German physician, 1793-1864.

Bibliography

  • H. Seidlmayer:
    Die frühinfantile postinfektiöse Kokarden-Purpura.
    Zeitschrift für Kinderheilkunde, Berlin, 1940, 61: 217-255.

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