Adolescent with Henoch-Schönlein purpura glomerulonephritis and intracranial hemorrhage possibly secondary to the reactivation of latent CMV.

@article{Murakami2008AdolescentWH,
  title={Adolescent with Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein purpura glomerulonephritis and intracranial hemorrhage possibly secondary to the reactivation of latent CMV.},
  author={Hitohiko Murakami and Shori Takahashi and Yasuaki Kawakubo and Noriko Kinukawa and Satoshi Funaki and Kensuke Harada},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={112-5}
}
© 2008 Japan Pediatric Society We treated a 14-year-old boy with Henoch – Schönlein purpura nephritis (HSPN) who died of an intracranial hemorrhage (ICH). Although ICH is a rare complication of HSPN, the consequence of this complication is sometimes very serious. 1 But there are no reports on the pathology and pathogenesis of ICH occurring in the course of HSPN. We examined the autopsied brain tissue and renal biopsy specimen using in situ hybridization (ISH) and polymerase chain reaction (PCR… CONTINUE READING

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