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    This series of events leads to intravascular thrombosis, where micro clots form in the smaller blood vessels, causing further inadequate perfusion and worsening of ischaemia. These clots form widespread purpura fulminans, best described as the tiny blood spots and discoloration of the skin in patients infected with the meningococcal bacteria (Heyderman, 1993). As these micro clots form, clotting factors become exhausted leading to thrombocytopenia. With a reduced amount of platelets and clotting factors in the blood, the body recognises it has overcompensated and begins to break down the already formed clots. Disseminating intravascular coagulation results, where widespread bleeding occurs internally and externally, effectively worsening hypotension, decreasing perfusion, and contributing to multiple organ failure (Manchanda, Gupta, & Bhalla,…

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    The reason why I choose this topic because it's a condition I have been dealing with when I was growing up and it had a big impact on my life. It effect me in many different ways where I would have to go to the hospital and some time the doctor wouldn't have a clue on what was happening to me? So one day my doctor Anna Marie had took the time to analyze my labs until she seen that I had a low count of white cells and it was very serious matter to take care of. At the time I didn’t understand…

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    Immune thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP), is a blood disorder that is characterized by the destruction of the blood platelets caused by the presence of antiplatelet antibodies. This bleeding disorder is not associated with a systemic disease. It’s typically chronic in adults, but self-limited in children. The trouble with this there is not defining diagnostic that presents this disease clearly, instead the diagnosis is presented through the exclusion of other variables. Typically, patients have…

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    Itp Research Paper

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    Final Paper: Measuring Change in HRQoL of ITP Patients in Japan treated by Eltrombopag Introduction Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an autoimmune disorder, which is characterized by a low platelet count caused by both increased platelet destruction and insufficient platelet production [1]. In Japan, there are 20,000 patients with ITP and the incidence of ITP is estimated at 3,000 per year [2]. Major signs and symptoms include red spots and/or bruising on the skin, prolonged…

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    This cellular level changes can impair healing and can be exaggerated in individuals with risk factors aforementioned. Consequences of purpura in the elderly population can lead to healing alterations. When elderly patients have purpura, there can be alterations in the proliferation of cells that can lead to delayed wound healing and recovery (Sgonc & Gruber, 2013). Therefore, Mrs. C. C. may have these bruises on the skin for a longer time. Also, being post-menopausal her levels of…

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    I am debating in whether to write about the pancreas or Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Both are very interesting. However, I know much more about the function of the pancreas. Such as it producing insulin and lowering blood sugar levels in the body. Also, how its dysfunction creates diabetes. I would like to write my informative essay on the pancreas because type two diabetes runs in my family. I want to understand how the pancreas dysfunction creates diabetes. How its impairment cause an…

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    HISTORY ON HENOCHONLINE P

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    HENOCH-SCHONLINE PURPURA Usually called HSP, is a condition that affects the small blood vessels, this inflammation is known as vasculitis, their become swollen and irritated. HSP can affect anyone, it’s most common in children aged 2-11, and boys are affected twice as often as girls. A seasonal variation with a peak incidence in spring has been noted. The disorder was named after two German physicians, Eduard Henoch and Johann Schonlein, who first described the disease in the 1800s. Sometimes…

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    Under the due process principle, the individual has the right to liberty, to own property, and right to life. In this case, if a person is charged due to crime, the justice system ought to protect his or her rights under the model. On its part, the crime control model bases its law enforcement on absolute reliability of police in finding facts and treating the suspects as if guilty already (Cole, Smith, & DeJong, 2015). Thus, crime control model seems less preservative of human rights and is…

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    Malignant Skin Lesion

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    Firstly, erythema nodosum is associated with sarcoidosis, tuberculosis, post-streptococcal infection and connective tissue diseases. [1] The clinical symptoms presented are cough and sputum, breathlessness as well as sore throat. [1] Secondly, pyoderma gangrenosum is associated with ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis and leukaemia. [1] The clinical symptoms presented are rectal bleeding and joint symptoms. [1] Thirdly, dermatitis herpetiformis is associated with gluten enteropathy and it…

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    Essay On Kidney Disease

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    multiple kidney diseases that are known to the Medical world, but there will be a discussion about Henoch Shönlein Purpura today. Many young kids have had this Kidney disease and it is not to be taken lightly. At first it comes off as something simple, and it looks like the victim has probably just pulled a muscle, has a fever or has a stomach ache because they are vomiting but no, that is just the beginning of this horrid kidney disease. There are probably many questions going around now about…

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