Girl With Palpable Purpura and Ecchymoses
September 14, 2005
Ten days after ballet practice, a 9-year-old girl noticed a nonpruritic, petechial rash on her lower legs. Swelling of the ankles and knees was also apparent. The patient was afebrile, otherwise healthy, and had no abdominal pain. There was no family history of blood dyscrasias. The patient was taking no medications.