Henoch Schonlein purpura in children: an epidemiological study among Dutch paediatricians on incidence and diagnostic criteria.

@article{Aalberse2007HenochSP,
  title={Henoch Schonlein purpura in children: an epidemiological study among Dutch paediatricians on incidence and diagnostic criteria.},
  author={Joost A. Aalberse and Koerd Dolman and G. Karthik Ramnath and Rob Rodrigues Pereira and Julien Davin},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={66 12},
  pages={
          1648-50
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study on the occurrence of Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP) in Dutch children is to give some insight into the epidemiology of HSP in the Netherlands, to record the diagnostic criteria used by Dutch paediatricians and to evaluate the accuracy of the latter using the presence of IgA in the skin when biopsies are available. METHODS Each month in 2004, all Dutch paediatricians received an electronic card asking them to mention new diagnosed HSP. Paediatricians… CONTINUE READING
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