Petechiae Sentence Examples
Bleeding into the skin takes the form of purpura or petechiae.
Petechiae occur over buboes or on the abdomen, but they are not very common, except in fatal cases, when they appear shortly before death.
The serous membranes show petechiae and haemorrhages.
Bruising, purpura and petechiae have also been reported.
Purpura, a purplish or reddish-brown rash or discoloration of the skin, and petechiae, small round pinpoint hemorrhages, are both caused by the leakage of blood from tiny capillaries under the skin.
In addition to purpura and petechiae, spontaneous bruises may occur.
If ITP is suspected, the doctor will examine the child's skin for bruises, purpuric areas, or petechiae.
General care may include asking parents to watch for bruising, petechiae, or other signs of recurrence.
The first signs of the infection's severity are small bleeding spots seen on the skin (petechiae).
A doctor should always suspect meningococcemia when he or she finds an acutely ill patient with fever, chills, and petechiae.Advertisement
In this new stage they are called petechiae, which are tiny areas of bleeding under the skin (pinpoint hemorrhages).
Over the next several days, the individual petechiae may spread into each other, resulting in larger patches of hemorrhage.
This action accounts for the production of petechiae.