Incidence of Henoch-Schonlein purpura, Kawasaki disease, and rare vasculitides in children of different ethnic origins

@article{GardnerMedwin2002IncidenceOH,
  title={Incidence of Henoch-Schonlein purpura, Kawasaki disease, and rare vasculitides in children of different ethnic origins},
  author={Janet MM Gardner-Medwin and Pavla Dole{\vz}alov{\'a} and Carole Cummins and Taunton R. Southwood},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2002},
  volume={360},
  pages={1197-1202}
}

The clinical spectrum of Henoch–Schönlein purpura in children: a single-center study

It is demonstrated that patients suffering intussusception, relapse, and serious GIS involvement or requiring hospitalization and steroid treatment had tendency to present with severe renal involvement and should be followed up carefully for not overlooking renal involvement of HSP.

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

Considering the recent (2006) EULAR/PReS endorsed consensus criteria for the classification of childhood vasculitides, HSP should have been diagnosed in only 160 of the 179 patients of this study.

Age of onset as a risk factor of renal involvement in Henoch-Schönlein purpura

Renal involvement in children with HSP is more common in age group 11 to 15 years old than abdominal pain, while Gastrointestinal manifestations tend to manifest in patients less than 5 years old, while renal involvement tend to Manifest in ageGroup 11-15 years old.

Henoch-Schönlein Purpura: A Long-Term Prospective Study in Greek Children

Despite common relapses,Henoch-Schönlein purpura is benign in the long term even if severe renal involvement can occur during its active period, with arthritis being less common in the relapsed episodes.

MEFV gene variants in children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura and association with clinical manifestations: a single-center Mediterranean experience

MEFV variants in exon 10 may affect clinical presentation of HSP in populations where FMF is common, and physicians should be aware of FMF possibility in children with intussusception and lower hemoglobin, higher serum IgA, leukocyte, and platelet count.

Kawasaki disease and Henoch Schonlein purpura: changing trends at a tertiary care hospital in north India (1993–2008)

Both the diseases exhibited a comparable seasonal trend in the distribution with a noticeable peak being discernible in the months of October and November, and KD has shown a rising trend over the recent years in the hospital.

Henoch-Schönlein purpura in north-eastern Turkey

HSP is generally benign and self-limiting, it seems to affect older children and there is a relatively lower incidence of renal manifestations, and Hypertension may be seen during the course of the disease without urinary findings.

Age Related Characteristics Of Children And Adolescent With Henoch Schönlein Purpura And Systems Involvement: An Experience From Tertiary Care Center.

Age related difference in presentation help us to anticipate more renal involvement in older children and adolescent likewise joint involvement is more commonly seen in younger children.

Henoch Schönlein Purpura / Ig A Vasculitis in Children and Risk Factors for Renal Involvement

Although IgA vasculitis is a self-limiting disease, renal involvement can cause serious complications and being older than 10 years of age and having high levels of erythrocyte sedimentation rate at the time of diagnosis could serve as a possible predictor of renal involvement.
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