Acute Hemorrhagic Edema of Infancy; a Report of Five Iranian Infants and Review of the Literature

@inproceedings{Moradinejad2011AcuteHE,
  title={Acute Hemorrhagic Edema of Infancy; a Report of Five Iranian Infants and Review of the Literature},
  author={M H Moradinejad and Pegah Entezari and Fatemeh Elham Mahjoub and Vahid Ziaee},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy (AHEI) is a benign self limiting leukocytoclastic vasculitis in young children. Serious complications, e.g. renal and gastrointestinal involvement, are not usually detected in AHEI patients. CASE PRESENTATION We report five patients with AHEI. Our patients were 17 to 21 months old. One patient presented with gastrointestinal bleeding due to this syndrome, the other one experienced second attack and scrotal edema due to epididymo-orchitis, while… CONTINUE READING

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