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Henoch schonlein purpura with rheumatic carditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15107527     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Henoch Schonlein Purpura with acute rheumatic carditis is a rare entity and only few cases have been reported. An 8 year-old-girl presented with abdominal pain, arthralgia and rashes and was diagnosed as a case of Henoch Schonlein Purpura. She was managed conservatively and discharged. She was readmitted after 1 week with abdominal pain, fever and cough. She developed tachycardia with gallop rhythm on the third day of admission and pansystolic murmur of mitral regurgitation. Echocardiography showed features of myopericarditis, mild pericardial effusion and mitral regurgitation. She was diagnosed and managed as a case of acute rheumatic carditis.
Taruna Gulati; Praveen Kumar; Vivek Dewan; V K Anand
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0019-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-26     Completed Date:  2004-06-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  371-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics Medicine, Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital and Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Abdomen / ultrasonography
Abdominal Pain / etiology
Acute Disease
Child, Preschool
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / etiology
Myocarditis / diagnosis,  etiology*
Pericarditis / diagnosis,  etiology
Purpura, Schoenlein-Henoch / complications*
Rheumatic Heart Disease / diagnosis,  etiology*
Tachycardia / etiology

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