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UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF HENOCH SCHOENLEIN PURPURA

By C. DELLA CUNA, C. MALAVENTURA, A. SAVELLI, L. PECORARI, O. SARNO and M.\ud MARSELLA

Abstract

Henoch Schoenlein Purpura (HSP) is the most common\ud vasculitis of childhood, which involves small vessels most frequently\ud in the skin, the gastrointestinal tract, the kidney, and\ud the joints. Palpable non-thrombocytopenic purpura is the essential\ud element in the diagnosis of HSP.\ud We report on a child presenting with unusual cutaneous\ud lesions and high fever. Main differential diagnosis and peculiar\ud presentations of the disease are discussed

Topics: Henoch Schoenlein Purpura, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, fever
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:iris.unife.it:11392/1402397
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