Magdalena Gasiorova, MD

K K Ho Clinic For Women

3 Mt Elizabeth #13-14

1t Elizabeth Medical Center


Woman With Purpura Fulminans

February 02, 2009

The patient is severely ill. Temperature is 39°C (102.2°F). Shortly after admission, she requires intubation with ventilatory support. Hypotension, acrocyanosis, and an ecchymotic rash consistent with purpura fulminans (A) rapidly develop.