Current views of the relationship between Helicobacter pylori and Henoch-Schonlein purpura in children.

@article{Xiong2016CurrentVO,
  title={Current views of the relationship between Helicobacter pylori and Henoch-Schonlein purpura in children.},
  author={Li-Jing Xiong and Meng Mao},
  journal={World journal of clinical pediatrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={82-8}
}
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is one of the factors involved in the pathogenesis of various gastrointestinal diseases and may play a potential role in certain extra-intestinal diseases. H. pylori infection are mainly acquired during childhood, and it has been reported that in endemic areas of China the infection rates are extraordinarily higher in HSP children, particular those with abdominal manifestations. Furthermore, eradication therapy may ameliorate Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP… CONTINUE READING