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Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
Tehran University of Medical Sciences Press
ISSN: 1018-4406
EISSN: 2008-2150
Vol. 16, No. 2, 2006, pp. 227-229
Bioline Code: pe06031
Full paper language: Farsi
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2006, pp. 227-229

 en Clinical and Laboratory Findings in Henoch-Schoenlein purpura
Heidarian, F; Saraf, MT & Hashemzadeh, A

Abstract


Background: Henoch-Schoenlein purpura (HSP) is the most common vasculitis in children. It is characterized by purpura, arthritis, gasterointestinal involvment and glumerulonephritis. There is a male to female predominance. It is estimated that some infections such as BHGAS can predispose to HSP.
Methods: In a retrospective study we evaluated clinical and laboratory findings in patients with HSP diagnosis admitted to Ghaem and Imam Raza hospitals in Mashad,
Findings: It is known that skin, joint and gastrointestinal involvement is the most common presentation of disease. In our patients, kidney disorders were not detected. Hyperleukocytosis, positive CRP, elevated ESR and ASO titers were frequently observed laboratory signs in these patients
Conclusion: In this study HSP had a good prognosis and we didn't any kidney complication in our subjects.

Keywords
Henoch-Schoenlein purpura , HSP , purpura , Arthritis , Hematuria , abdominal pain

 
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