Adult Onset Henoch-Schönlein Purpura: Case Report and Review of Literature.

  title={Adult Onset Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein Purpura: Case Report and Review of Literature.},
  author={Khushboo Sheth and Margarita Bockorny and Zendee Elaba and Christopher Scola},
  journal={Connecticut medicine},
  volume={79 2},
Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is an IgA mediated small-vessel vasculitis, more common in children than adults. We present the case of a 37-year-old male who presented with complaints of nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, purpuric rash over lower extremities, and migratory polyarthralgia five days after being treated with antibiotics for bronchitis. In addition to the abdominal pain, he developed diarrhea and colonic biopsy findings were suggestive of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Skin… CONTINUE READING