"Purpura Fulminans" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A severe, rapidly fatal reaction occurring most commonly in children following an infectious illness. It is characterized by large, rapidly spreading skin hemorrhages, fever, or shock. Purpura fulminans often accompanies or is triggered by DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION.
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