Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis.

  title={Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein purpura nephritis.},
  author={Ansaar T Rai and Cynthia C. Nast and Sharon G. Adler},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  volume={10 12},
Henoch-Scho ̈nlein purpura (HSP) is a systemic vasculitic disorder first reported by Heberden in 1806. The association of purpura and joint pain was described by Scho ̈nlein in 1837, who termed it “peliosis rheumatica.” Henoch added a description of four children with skin lesions associated with colicky abdominal pain, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, and joint pain in 1874, and in 1899 pointed out that renal involvement sometimes occurred. Synonyms include anaphylactoid purpura, allergic… CONTINUE READING