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Image Number 2527 (Senile purpura)


Diagnosis: Senile purpura

Site: Hand,dorsum

Sex: M

Age: 75


Description: Ecchymosis.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This elderly man presented with spontaneous idiopathic ecchymotic patches and one hemorrhagic blister on the dorsa of both hands of one week duration. The patient claimbed no history of previous trauma or drug intake. Physical examination was negative and on investigations his blood profile was normal. 

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