Which clinical history findings are characteristic of NPF in protein C deficiency?

Updated: Jan 04, 2019
  • Author: Shamudheen Rafiyath, MD; Chief Editor: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD  more...
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Purpura fulminans is a rare life-threatening condition in newborns characterized by disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), extensive venous and arterial thrombosis, and hemorrhagic skin necrosis. Laboratory testing reveals evidence of DIC and extremely low protein levels of less than 1% of normal.


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