Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy

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Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy
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Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy (also known as "Acute hemorrhagic edema of childhood,"[1] "Finkelstein's disease,"[2] "Infantile postinfectious iris-like purpura and edema,"[2] "Medallion-like purpura,"[2] "Purpura en cocarde avec oedema,"[2] and "Seidlmayer syndrome"[2]) is a skin condition that affects children under the age of two with a recent history of upper respiratory illness, a course of antibiotics, or both.[2]:833

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  1. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G. et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.