Archive for July 16th, 2012
When we talk about the petechiae we refer to small red spots on the skin that come spontaneously. Over time the spots may become yellow or green.
Petechiae are actually small accumulations of blood that appear under the skin, change color by the blood cycle because of the chemical changes that is experiencing. Appear as a result of weak a blood vessel, which makes it releases a small amount of blood.
Among the causes of its appearance can highlight the fragility of the capillaries may also occur through insect bites, blows to the skin or the suffering of a small crack to stop releasing a small amount of blood. In other cases, is linked to diseases such as anemia or a virus that affects blood clotting, nerve disorders, poisoning, and liver disease. Read the rest of this entry »