Henoch-Schönlein purpura associated with acetaminophen and codeine.

We report a case of a relapse of Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP) associated with intake of paracetamol (also known as acetaminophene) and codeine. A 69-year-old man presented with fever, gross hematuria, acute renal failure, palpable purpuric skin rash over the legs, feet and arms, arthralgias and abdominal discomfort. 1 week before he had started therapy… CONTINUE READING