Disease Information for Capillary fragility

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bleeding/excessive from mild trauma
Purpura
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Bleeding time, Duke (Lab)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Capillary/microcirculation disorder (ex)
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Vascular disorder (ex).
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Low flow states/Systemic ischemia
Process
PROCESS/Pathophysiologic disorder (category)
Definition

The lack of resistance, or susceptibility, of capillaries to damage or disruption under conditions of increased stress.

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