Henoch-Schönlein purpura associated with malignancy in adults.

  title={Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein purpura associated with malignancy in adults.},
  author={Joanna M Zurada and Kimberley Morine Ward and Marc E. Grossman},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={55 5 Suppl},
Malignancy is a well-known cause of cutaneous vasculitis. The occurrence of neoplasia and Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is rare and poorly understood in adults. A total of 31 cases have been reported in the world literature of adult malignancy-associated HSP. Patients were overwhelmingly male (94%) with a mean age of 60 years and presented predominantly with solid tumors (61%). The most frequent tumors were lung (nonsmall-cell) (n = 8), multiple myeloma (n = 5), prostate (n = 5), and non… CONTINUE READING


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