Interventions for preventing and treating kidney disease in Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP).

  title={Interventions for preventing and treating kidney disease in Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein Purpura (HSP).},
  author={Deirdre Hahn and Elisabeth M. Hodson and Narelle S. Willis and Jonathan C Craig},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is the most common vasculitis of childhood but may occur in adults. This small vessel vasculitis is characterised by palpable purpura, abdominal pain, arthritis or arthralgia and kidney involvement. This is an update of a review first published in 2009. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the benefits and harms of different agents (used singularly or in combination) compared with placebo, no treatment or any other agent for: (1) the prevention of severe kidney… CONTINUE READING
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