peliosis

SYN: purpura. [G. p., a livid spot, livor]
- bacterial p. bacterial infection of hemorrhagic cysts of the liver, spleen, or lymph node s, seen in immunocompromised persons, caused by Rochalimaea henselae.
- p. hepatis the presence throughout the liver of blood-filled cavities that may become lined by endothelium or become organized.

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pe·li·o·sis .pel-ē-'ō-səs, .pē-lē- n, pl -o·ses -.sēz or -o·sis·es PURPURA
pe·li·ot·ic -'ät-ik adj

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pel·i·o·sis (pel″e-oґsis) [Gr. peliōsis extravasation of blood] purpura.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • peliosis — púrpura. Peliosis hepática [ICD 10: K76.4] Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • Peliōsis — (v. gr.), Blutfleckenkrankheit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Peliōsis — (P. rheumatica, griech.), Blutfleckenkrankheit der Haut, s. Erythem …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Peliosis — Peliōsis (grch.), die Blutfleckenkrankheit (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Peliosis — Peliosis, griech., Blutfleckenkrankheit …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Peliosis — Pelio̱|sis [aus gr. πελιωσις = das Unterlaufen mit Blut, blauer Fleck] w; , ...io̱|sen (in fachspr. Fügungen: ...io̱|ses): = Purpura.PeliosisPelio̱|sis rheu|ma̱tica: = Purpura anaphylactica …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • peliosis — noun any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding • Syn: ↑purpura • Hypernyms: ↑blood disease, ↑blood disorder • Hyponyms: ↑nonthrombocytopenic purpura, ↑thrombocytopenic purpura, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • peliosis hepática — Presencia de cavidades llenas de sangre en el hígado. Las cavidades pueden llegar a revestirse de endotelio y pueden encontrarse en pacientes infectados con el virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana o que usan anticonceptivos orales o esteroides… …   Diccionario médico

  • peliosis hepatitis — n an abnormal condition characterized by the occurrence of numerous small blood filled cystic lesions throughout the liver …   Medical dictionary

  • peliosis hepatis — peliosis of liver the presence of blood filled lacunae in the parenchyma of the liver, giving it a mottled blue appearance …   Medical dictionary

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