• synonyms

purpura senilis

[ sə-nīlĭs ]


The occurrence of petechiae and ecchymoses on the legs in old and disabled persons.

Nearby words

purpresture, purpura, purpura annularis telangiectodes, purpura fulminans, purpura hemorrhagica, purpura senilis, purpura simplex, purpure, purpurescent, purpuric, purpurin
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