Henoch-Schönlein Purpura : Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center - henoch pupura in adult

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Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP) is a systemic vasculitis mediated by IgA and It is the most frequent vasculitis in children and the incidence in adults varies.

Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is a disease involving inflammation of small blood vessels. Causes and Risk Factors for Henoch-Schonlein Purpura. The classic symptoms of HSP are rash, joint pain and swelling, abdominal pain, and/or related kidney disease, including blood in urine.

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.