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Henoch-Schönlein purpura with uveitis: an unusual case and review of literature.
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PMID:  21918898     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a small vessel vasculitis with IgA dominant immune complex deposition. It is characterized by a triad of palpable purpura (without thrombocytopenia), abdominal pain and arthritis. Uveitis is rarely associated with HSP with only 3 cases reported in literature. All these cases were in adult population and were associated with nephritis. However, this association is not reported in paediatric age group. We are reporting a case of an 11-year-old child of recurrent HSP with uveitis.
Authors:
Sharandeep Kaur; Anu Maheshwari; Satinder Aneja; Anju Seth; Sarita Beri; Shilpi Agarwal; Taru Garg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rheumatology international     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1437-160X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-9-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8206885     Medline TA:  Rheumatol Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Kalawati Saran Children Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India.
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