Rumpel-Leede test

cap·il·lar·y fra·gil·i·ty test

a tourniquet test used to determine the presence of vitamin C deficiency or thrombocytopenia; a circle 2.5 cm in diameter, the upper edge of which is 4 cm below the crease of the elbow, is drawn on the inner aspect of the forearm, pressure midway between the systolic and diastolic blood pressure is applied above the elbow for 15 minutes, and a count of petechiae within the circle is made: 10, normal; 10-20, marginal; more than 20, abnormal.

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

cap·il·lar·y fra·gil·i·ty test

(kapi-lar-ē fră-jili-tē test)
Test used to determine vitamin C deficiency.
Synonym(s): Rumpel-Leede test, vitamin C test.

Rumpel-Leede test,

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3]) and hematocrit (a 20% increase or more for the reference rate) counts, coupled to other laboratory tests, such as Rumpel-Leede test and clinical exams, may confirm HDF (BRASIL, 2013).
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