Psychogenic purpura (Gardner-Diamond syndrome). - Recurrent spontaneous painful ecchymosis and systemic symptoms

Boaz Amichai, B. Gabay, M. Grunwald, A. Shemer, D. Nemet

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Abstract

Summary Gardner-Diamond syndrome is a rare clinical syndrome of recurrent bruising or bleeding, usually following a physical or psychosocial stress. Although most commonly affecting women, it has been described in children and adolescents. Here is reported a case in a 16-year-old adolescent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)135-137
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Pediatric Dermatology
Volume23
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Autoerythrocyte sensitization
  • Gardner-Diamond syndrome
  • Psychosocial stress.

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