Rumpel-Leede test

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Rum·​pel-Leede test | \ ˈru̇m-pel-ˈlēd- How to pronounce Rumpel-Leede test (audio) \

Medical Definition of Rumpel-Leede test

: a test in which the increased bleeding tendency characteristic of various disorders (as scarlet fever and thrombocytopenia) is indicated by the formation of multiple petechiae on the forearm following application of a tourniquet to the upper arm

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“Rumpel-Leede test.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Rumpel-Leede%20test. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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