Dermatological Emergencies Retiform Purpura This is a symptom of a serious disease causing occlusion of small arteries usually in the leg causing skin bleeding and loss of circulation. The most common diseases causing retiform purpura: DIC, TTP, Warfarin or Heparin induced thrombosis Bacterial infections, endocarditis, atrial myxoma Treatment is to treat the cause Erythema Multiforme …

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Acne Like Eruptions Acne It is a chronic inflammatory condition affecting the hair follicles and its oil glands(Sebaceous gland) Clinical features are open comedones(black heads), closed comedones (white heads), papules and pustules in addition to cysts. If associated with hirsutism and irregular period it might be a sign of Androgen overproduction like Polycystic Ovary Syndrome …

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