Petechiae, or petechial rash, is a type of capillary bleed or hemorrhagic rash that occurs from bleeding under the skin. It looks like tiny red spots as small amounts of blood leak out of the capillaries and remain under the ...

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Although the most serious concern with petechiae is a hemorrhagic rash and meningococcal disease, there are other less serious causes ...

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Petechiae may be very tiny pinpricks of red blood under the skin, or they may enlarge. At a certain size ...

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