Acute rheumatic fever associated with Henoch-Schönlein purpura: report of three cases and review of the literature.

  title={Acute rheumatic fever associated with Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein purpura: report of three cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Eli Michael Eisenstein and Paulina Navon-Elkan},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={91 11},
AIM To describe a possible relationship between Henoch-Schönlein purpura and rheumatic fever. METHODS Patients with features of both diseases were identified by reviewing the hospital records. Medline and reference lists from published articles were used to search for previous reports of the two conditions occuring simultaneously. RESULTS Three newly described cases, and three previous reports of Henoch-Schönlein purpura associated with rheumatic carditis or chorea were identified… CONTINUE READING

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