Definition of Peliosis
1. Noun. Any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding.
Generic synonyms: Blood Disease, Blood Disorder
Specialized synonyms: Nonthrombocytopenic Purpura, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Purpura Hemorrhagica, Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Werlhof's Disease
Medical Definition of Peliosis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peliosis
Literary usage of Peliosis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1893)
"THROUGH the kindness of Dr. Okie, of Berwyn, I present the report of this interesting case of peliosis rheumatica. Dr. Okie has given me the following notes ..."
2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1883)
"Treatment of peliosis Rheumatica.—Dr. McCall Anderson, in a lecture delivered by him at the University of Glasgow, on the affection termed peliosis or ..."
3. Anabolic Steroid Abuse by Geraline C. Lin (1996)
"1979), and this has included cases of splenic peliosis (Taxy 1978; Slater et al. 1981; Fouquette and Lefebvre 1976). Wakabayashi et al. ..."
4. An Introduction to dermatology by Norman Purvis Walker (1905)
"The occasional cutaneous haemorrhages occurring in the course of acute rheumatism should not be too readily christened peliosis. ..."
5. Therapeutics of Infancy and Childhood by Abraham Jacobi (1903)
"peliosis rheumatica is the name of a peculiar form of more or less localized purpura. ... In a number of cases of peliosis the heart was not found affected, ..."
6. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin, for the use of students and by James Nevins Hyde (1893)
"(peliosis Rheumatica.) This is a variety of purpura which has a striking analogy to erythema multiforme, and is probably an exaggerated form of some ot' the ..."