Urticarial, Purpuric, and Vascular Reactions Diagnosis

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Urticarial, Purpuric, and Vascular Reactions Diagnosis

Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy. This striking disorder occurs in infants between 4 months and 2 years of age. The sharply circumscribed lesions favor the extremities and are edematous, ecchymotic, and purpuric. Edema of the ears and eyelids may also be noted.

Source: Prose NS, Kristal L. Weinberg's Color Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology, 5e; 2017

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