Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy

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Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy
Other names: Acute hemorrhagic oedema of infancy,[1] acute hemorrhagic edema of childhood,[2] Finkelstein's disease,[3] infantile postinfectious iris-like purpura and edema,[3] medallion-like purpura,[3] purpura en cocarde avec œdème[3] and Seidlmayer syndrome[3]
Large purpuric and hemoraghic lesions
SpecialtyDermatology

Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy is a skin condition that affects children under the age of two with a recent history of upper respiratory illness, a course of antibiotics, or both.[3]: 833  The disease was first described in 1938 by Finkelstein[4] and later by Seidlmayer as "Seidlmayer cockade purpura".[5]

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  1. 'Oedema' is the standard form defined in the Concise Oxford English Dictionary (2011), with the precision that the spelling in the United States is 'edema'.
  2. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7216-2921-6.
  4. Finkelstein, H (1938). Lehrbuch der Sauglingskrankheiten (4th ed.). Amsterdam. pp. 814–30. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  5. Seidlmayer, H (1939). "Die Fruhinfantile postinfektiose Kokarde-Purpura". Z Kinderheilkd. 61: 217–55. doi:10.1007/BF02249778. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2015.

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