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Henoch-Schönlein purpura in a child with Guillain-Barré syndrome.
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PMID:  21093736     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of Henoch-Schönlein purpura with Guillain-Barré syndrome in a 3-year-old-girl is presented. This association is extremely rare. During the course of Guillain-Barré syndrome, a decrease in plasma factor XIII activity was noted. When the Guillain-Barré symptoms improved, the factor XIII activity returned to normal. In the present case of Henoch-Schönlein purpura complicated by Guillain-Barré syndrome, the factor XIII level was measured, a novel feature of this study. The findings suggest the involvement of factor XIII, which is characteristically involved in Henoch-Schönlein purpura, also is involved in the associated Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Authors:
Tatsuo Fuchigami; Maki Hasegawa; Koji Hashimoto; Yukihiko Fujita; Yasuji Inamo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric neurology     Volume:  43     ISSN:  1873-5150     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Neurol.     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508183     Medline TA:  Pediatr Neurol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  431-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of General Pediatrics, Nihon University Nerima Hikarigaoka Hospital, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. tfuchi@med.nihon-u.ac.jp
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