Jornal de Hematologia e Doenças Tromboembólicas

Jornal de Hematologia e Doenças Tromboembólicas
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ISSN: 2329-8790


Fruits and Vegetable Intake, Any Relation with Purpuric Lesions?

Noel Lorenzo Villalba, Tawoufik Merzouki, Melek Kechida, Nery Sablon González, Maria Belen Alonso Ortiz, Nuria Fuertes Zamorano and Vanessa Saint-Mezard

We are reporting the case of a 72 year old male patient with no previous relevant medical history presenting with a one week history of non-palpable purpuric rash with normal platelet count. All investigations came back negative except for vitamin C. The resolution of the clinical picture was achieved after vitamin C supplementation was added to prednisone.