Henoch-Schönlein syndrome--paucity of renal disease. Review of 71 children.

@article{Blazer1981HenochSchnleinSO,
  title={Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein syndrome--paucity of renal disease. Review of 71 children.},
  author={Shraqa Blazer and U. Alon and Michael Berant and Stanley H. Korman},
  journal={Israel journal of medical sciences},
  year={1981},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={41-4}
}
Different rates of renal involvement in the Henoch-Schönlein syndrome have been reported in the literature. We assessed renal involvement during the initial attack of this disease in 71 children in northern Israel, and reevaluated 69 of them after an interval of one to eight years. The mean age at onset was higher than in other reports, and there was a clustering of cases in the late summer and early autumn. During the acute phase of the illness, involvement of the kidney was apparent in only… CONTINUE READING

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