Purpura is a condition where there are small purple patches on the skin. They are caused by bleeding under the skin because of leak of small blood vessels. This might happen due to fragile or damaged blood vessels. Vitamin C deficiency can lead to purpura around the leg and hair roots. In the case of Henoch Schönlein purpura or allergic purpura, it is an inflammatory disorder accompanied by abdominal and joint pains. Corticosteroids are most often prescribed for purpura to increase the platelet count.
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