Henoch-Schönlein Purpura - American Family Physician - schonlein purpura adult

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schonlein purpura adult


Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP) is a systemic vasculitis mediated by IgA and We report the onset, course and response to treatment of five adult patients.

A year-old white man with no prior illness presented with a day history of colicky abdominal pain worsened with meals, and back pain.

Henoch-Schönlein Purpura nephritis (HSPN) has been extensively studied in children but, its natural history in adults is much less known.