It's no biggie but I just wondered how many of you have this. I thought they were petichae but they are a bit bigger, my GP thinks they are a vasculitis type thing all over my hands and legs right now.
I have what you describe quite often. I almost always have lots of petchiae on my chest (breasts, and stomache) but occasionally several larger areas on my hands, arms, and legs. It is due to my Vasculitis and responds very well to higher dosis of Cortisone. But mainly it doesn't cause me any big problems (ocassionally in the healing phase it itches a little). Mostly they are harmless.
At the moment the plan is no plan from my GP anyway. They aren't too bad and they aren't worrying me, it just means my disease is a bit more active I guess. I won't be going the Pred route for Ecchymosis, the side effects (Psychosis) for me far outweigh the symptom !