Hyperglobulinemic Purpura

Purplish or brownish red discoloration of the skin associated with increase in circulating polyclonal globulins, usually GAMMA-GLOBULINS. This syndrome often occurs on the legs of women aged 20 to 40 years.
Also Known As:
Purpura, Hyperglobulinemic; Benign Hyperglobulinemic Purpura of Waldenström; Hypergammaglobulinemic Purpura of Waldenstrom; Hyperglobulinemic Purpura of Waldenström; Waldenstrom Hyperglobulinemic Purpura; Hyperglobulinemic Purpura, Waldenstrom; Hyperglobulinemic Purpuras; Purpura, Waldenstrom Hyperglobulinemic; Purpuras, Hyperglobulinemic; Waldenstrom Hypergammaglobulinemic Purpura; Waldenström Hyperglobulinemic Purpura
Networked: 15 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease, Comments

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Polymyositis
2. Vasculitis (Vasculitides)
3. Sjogren's Syndrome (Sjogren Syndrome)
4. Infection
5. Hypergammaglobulinemia (Hyperimmunoglobulinemia)


1. Llorente, Luis: 1 article (01/2015)
2. Jakez-Ocampo, Juan: 1 article (01/2015)
3. Atisha-Fregoso, Yemil: 1 article (01/2015)
4. Scheinberg, M: 1 article (01/2006)
5. Ribeiro, A A F: 1 article (01/2006)
6. Kutner, J M: 1 article (01/2006)
7. Kiss, M H: 1 article (01/2006)
8. Hamerschlak, N: 1 article (01/2006)
9. Goldenberg, J: 1 article (01/2006)
10. Ferreira, E: 1 article (01/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Hyperglobulinemic Purpura:
1. Antigen-Antibody Complex (Immune Complex)IBA
2. Cytostatic AgentsIBA
3. Thioguanine (Tioguanine)FDA Link
04/04/1963 - "Treatment of two cases of hyperglobulinemic purpura with thioguanine."
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4. Rose BengalIBA
5. Prednisone (Sone)FDA LinkGeneric
01/01/2015 - "Hyperglobulinemic purpura disappeared, and prednisone tapering succeeded. "
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6. Phenylbutazone (Butazolidin)FDA Link
7. MacroglobulinsIBA
02/01/1957 - "[Waldenström's hyperglobulinemic purpura associated with macroglobulins]."
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8. Immunoglobulin A (IgA)IBA
9. Ethamsylate (Etamsylate)IBA
10. Erythema elevatum diutinumIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Plasmapheresis
07/11/1981 - "Treatment by plasmapheresis of associated hyperglobulinemic purpura]."
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