Bullous lesions in Henoch Schönlein Purpura as indication to start systemic prednisone.

@article{Boer2010BullousLI,
  title={Bullous lesions in Henoch Sch{\"o}nlein Purpura as indication to start systemic prednisone.},
  author={Susanna L. den Boer and Sgma Pasmans and N M Wulffraat and Nicole L Ramakers-van Woerden and Mente T Bousema},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2010},
  volume={99 5},
  pages={781-783}
}
UNLABELLED Henoch Schönlein Purpura (HSP) is usually mild and self-limiting, but it may be accompanied by severe complications such as bullous lesions. We describe the use of systemic prednisone in two patients with bullous lesions in HSP. The first patient presented with progressive bullous lesions distributed on the limbs that evolved into painful ulcers and necrosis. These were further complicated by a secondary skin infection. He then received 1 mg/kg/day prednisone after 9 days. Patient 2… CONTINUE READING

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