Nonthrombocytopenic purpura

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Nonthrombocytopenic purpura
Histopathology of HSP involvement in small bowel showing neutrophilic and eosinophilic infiltrates

Nonthrombocytopenic purpura is a type of purpura (red or purple skin discoloration) not associated with thrombocytopenia.[1]

Nonthrombocytopenic purpura has been reported after smoking mentholated cigarettes.[2]

Examples/causes include:


  1. 1.0 1.1 "MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Purpura". Archived from the original on 2016-07-05. Retrieved 2009-01-06.
  2. Parikh's Textbook of Medical Jurisprudence, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
  3. Chan, Ka Wah; Leung, Alexander K. C. (August 2001). "Evaluating the child with purpura". American Family Physician. 64 (3): 419–28. PMID 11515831. Archived from the original on 2008-10-16. Retrieved 2009-01-06.
  4. Cotran, Ramzi S.; Kumar, Vinay; Fausto, Nelson; Nelso Fausto; Robbins, Stanley L.; Abbas, Abul K. (2005). Robbins and Cotran pathologic basis of disease. St. Louis, Mo: Elsevier Saunders. p. 650. ISBN 978-0-7216-0187-8.

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