Purpura fulminans in a patient with malaria

J. E. Keri, K. Thomas, B. Berman, A. Falabella

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A case of purpura fulminans in a 44 year old woman infected with malaria is reported. The patient had laboratory findings consistent with disseminated intravascular coagulation and a severe eruption consisting of hemorrhagic bullae and crusts. This case is presented to elucidate another cutaneous manifestation of malaria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)617-619
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Dermatology
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2000


  • Disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • Malaria
  • Purpura fulminans

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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