A nationwide survey on epidemiological characteristics of childhood Henoch-Schönlein purpura in Taiwan.

@article{Yang2005ANS,
  title={A nationwide survey on epidemiological characteristics of childhood Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein purpura in Taiwan.},
  author={Y-H Yang and C-F Hung and C-R Hsu and L Wang and Y Y Chuang and Yi-Tsung Lin and B-L Chiang},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={618-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the annual incidence and other epidemiological characteristics of Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) among children in Taiwan. METHODS The records of patients were derived from the research database of the Bureau of National Health Insurance, Taiwan, Republic of China, from January 1999 to December 2002. Children younger than 17 yr of age with the diagnosis of HSP were included into this study. Data for each patient including sex, age, date of onset and length of… CONTINUE READING

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