Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis in children: incidence, pathogenesis and management.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is one of the most common vasculitides in children. It is manifested by skin purpura, arthritis, abdominal pain, renal involvement, etc. Typically, HSP is considered to be self-limiting, although renal involvement (HSP purpura nephritis, HSPN) is the principal cause of morbidity from this disease. For this reason… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12519-014-0534-5

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