Document Detail

Infantile Henoch-Schönlein purpura.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15228466     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present an infant with generalized palpable purpura, arthritis and fever, whose findings were atypical for classic childhood Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP). By describing the clinical symptoms and prognostic differences seen in infants versus school age children, we encourage physicians to be aware of infantile HSP in their differential diagnosis when they encounter a non-toxic infant with generalized purpura.
Christina T Wong; John W Harrington
Related Documents :
7398456 - The eye of the very young beholder: sex typing of infants by young children.
1610996 - Pharmacokinetics of alfentanil before and after cardiopulmonary bypass in pediatric pat...
18664866 - Crypt fission peaks early during infancy and crypt hyperplasia broadly peaks during inf...
3717026 - Modes of onset ("initiating events") for paroxysmal atrial tachycardia in infants and c...
3963866 - Pulmonary air leak in extremely low birthweight infants.
7893616 - Schizophrenia and the influenza epidemics of 1954, 1957 and 1959: a southern hemisphere...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1742-6731     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Med Australas     Publication Date:  2004 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-07-01     Completed Date:  2004-09-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101199824     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Australas     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  225-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, United States of America.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Ceftriaxone / therapeutic use
Diagnosis, Differential
Emergency Medicine / methods*
Meningococcal Infections / diagnosis
Purpura, Schoenlein-Henoch / diagnosis*,  therapy*
Skin / pathology
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 73384-59-5/Ceftriaxone

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Risk factors for recent domestic physical assault in patients presenting to the emergency department...
Next Document:  The changing role of the emergency department in the Northern Territory: a Delphi study.