Rumpel-Leede phenomenon

Rum·pel-·Leede phe·nom·e·non

(rūm'pĕl lēd),
appearance of petechiae in an area following application of vascular constriction, such as by a tourniquet, usually after 10 minutes but can appear after shorter period, such as following application of tourniquet to draw blood specimen or use of blood pressure cuff; due to capillary fragility or abnormal platelet numbers (e.g. thrombocytopenia) or function.

Leede,

Carl Stockbridge, U.S. physician, 1882–.
Leede-Rumpel phenomenon - Synonym(s): Rumpel-Leede phenomenon
Rumpel-Leede phenomenon - see under Rumpel
Rumpel-Leede sign - Synonym(s): Rumpel-Leede test
Rumpel-Leede test - see under Rumpel

Rumpel,

Theodor, German physician, 1862-1923.
Leede-Rumpel phenomenon - Synonym(s): Rumpel-Leede phenomenon
Rumpel-Leede phenomenon - appearance of petechiae in an area following application of vascular constriction due to capillary fragility or abnormal platelet numbers or function. Synonym(s): Leede-Rumpel phenomenon
Rumpel-Leede sign - Synonym(s): Rumpel-Leede test
Rumpel-Leede test - a tourniquet test for capillary fragility. Synonym(s): bandage sign; Hess test; Rumpel-Leede sign

Rum·pel-Leede phe·nom·e·non

(rūmpĕl lēd fĕ-nomĕ-nŏn)
Appearance of petechiae in an area following application of vascular constriction, such as by a tourniquet.