Ileal perforation in Henoch-Schönlein purpura: report of one case.


Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a systemic vasculitis of unknown cause and abdominal pain is usually complained. Although intussusception and intestinal bleeding may occur, ileal perforation is rare. We present a case of ileal perforation following HSP in which our patient received corticosteroid on the 8th day of clinical course. Attention is focused on… (More)


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