A 35 year-old woman goes to her physician complaining of spots on her legs and bleeding gums.

A 35 year-old woman goes to her physician complaining of spots on her legs and bleeding gums.

A 35 year-old woman goes to her physician complaining of spots on her legs and bleeding gums. On examination, she has tiny purple spots covering her legs and evidence of dried blood in her mouth. Her CBC shows hemoglobin 14 g/dl, hematocrit 42%, WBC 5000/mm3 with normal differential, and platelet count 4000/mm3 (with megakaryocytes in bone marrow). What is her diagnosis? Discuss with your peers what led you to chose that diagnosis. What specific terms led you to your choice

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