Adult-onset perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-positive Henoch-Schönlein purpura in diabetic nephropathy.

  title={Adult-onset perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-positive Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein purpura in diabetic nephropathy.},
  author={Shyh-Ming Hong and Yung-Chang Chen and Swei Hsueh and Chang-Chyi Jenq and Ji-Tseng Fang and C. -H. Yang and Ya-Chung Tian},
  journal={Journal of nephrology},
  volume={22 1},
Adult-onset Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a rare systemic vasculitis characterized by a leukocytoclastic vasculitis of small vessels with the deposition of IgA immune complexes involving skin, gastrointestinal tract, joints and kidneys. Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) detected by indirect immunofluorescence assay is commonly found in other… CONTINUE READING