Kelly Morrissey, Author at Pulmonology Advisor

Kelly Morrissey

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Henoch-Schönlein purpura (Anaphylactoid purpura, Cutaneous small vessel vasculitis secondary to circulating IgA immune complexes, Purpura rheumatica, Schönlein-Henoch Purpura)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a variant of small-vessel leukocytoclastic vasculitis that classically presents as palpable purpura on the lower extremities and is associated with abdominal pain, joint pain and hematuria. Skin lesions often present 1-3 weeks after an upper respiratory…

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