Henoch-Schonlein purpura secondary to subacute bacterial endocarditis.

Abstract

Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP), a systemic, small-vessel vasculitic syndrome, is characterized by a nonthrombocytopenic purpuric rash, arthralgia, abdominal pain, and nephritis. These signs and symptoms may occur in any order, and not all are necessary for the diagnosis. Although most common in 4- to 7-year-olds, HSP is well documented in adults and is… (More)

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