Other Names for this Disease
- Autoerythrocyte sensitization
- Psychogenic purpura
- Autoerythrocyte sensitization purpura
- Painful bruising syndrome
- Autoerythrocyte sensitization syndrome
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- Benjamin P Geisler, Bruce J Dezube. Psychogenic purpura (Gardner-Diamond syndrome). UpToDate. Waltham, MA: UpToDate; December, 2015;
- David J. Kuter. Autoerythrocyte Sensitization. Merck Manual. September, 2014; http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/hematology-and-oncology/bleeding-due-to-abnormal-blood-vessels/autoerythrocyte-sensitization.
- The Merck Manual for health care professionals provides information on Gardner-Diamond syndrome.
- The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
- Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Gardner-Diamond syndrome. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
- Meeder R, Bannister S. Gardner-Diamond syndrome: Difficulties in the management of patients with unexplained medical symptoms. Paediatr Child Health. 2006 Sep;11(7):416-9.
- Jafferany M, Bhattacharya G. Psychogenic Purpura (Gardner-Diamond Syndrome). Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2015 Jan 22;17(1).