From Health Facts
Latest Edit: Iva 2012-08-03 (EDT)
Circumscribed deposits of blood less than 0.5 cm are referred to as petechiae.
Common conditions associated with petechiae include:
- hemolytic uremic syndrome
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- chemotherapeutic side effects
Check out other skin lesions.
- Habif Thomas P., et al. (2005) Skin Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment Mosby