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nbme20/Block 3/Question#49 (43.0 difficulty score)
A 92-year-old woman who was recently admitted ...
Atrophy of dermal collagen🔍

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submitted by medbitch94(29),
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md_caffeiner  Google actinic purpura, look through 5-10 images, and you get the idea. +10  

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submitted by vivarin(5),

in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia would you have normal or low platelets?

andro  You would have normal platelets : It is a a problem with the structure of the vessels that leads to the sequela ( vasculopathy) +1  

why couldn't this be platelet dysfunction, option E, like a qualitative platelet disorder even though the quanitative amount of platelets are normal