Journal Article

Henoch-Schönlein Purpura in a Child Following Varicella

Süleyman Kalman, H. İbrahim Aydın and Avni Atay

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

Volume 51, issue 4, pages 240-241
Published in print August 2005 | ISSN: 0142-6338
Published online August 2005 | e-ISSN: 1465-3664 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fmi065
Henoch-Schönlein Purpura in a Child Following Varicella

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Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is one of the most common vasculitis of childhood. It is characterized by nonthrombocytopenic palpable purpura, arthritis, renal and gastrointestinal system (GIS) involvement. HSP is usually triggered by an antigenic stimulus including infectious agents, drugs, cold, insect bite or food. HSP is rarely triggered by Varicella zoster infection. We herein presented a case with HSP following varicella.

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Subjects: Paediatrics

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