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Image Number 2143 (Purpura)


Diagnosis: Purpura

Site: Mouth

Sex: F

Age: 39


Description: Soft palate petechiae.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A 39-year-old woman is a known case of chronic myeloid leukemia since one year. She presented with purpuric spots on the soft palate and few spots on the dorsum of the tongue of two weeks duration. Her CBC showed markedly reduced platelet's count.

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