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Category: Diseases of The Blood And Ductless Galnds
This is a severe form, usually seen in delicate
girls. The cause is unknown.
Symptoms. Weakness, extensive purpuric spots (small blood spots in the
skin), eruption, hemorrhages from the mucous membranes which may cause
secondary anemia, slight fever, slow clotting of the blood. The duration
is from ten to fourteen days. Death may occur within a day in cases marked
by profuse bleedings into the skin and prostration.
Treatment. Remove the causes. Fresh air, food and tonics, etc. This
disease is serious and needs careful treatment from a physician.