Neurologic manifestations of Henoch-Schönlein purpura.


Henoch-Shönlein purpura (HSP) is a systemic small vessel vasculitis. Most patients present during childhood. The characteristic association of purpura, arthralgia, abdominal pain, and nephritis reflects the predominant distribution of vasculitis. Headaches and mild behavioral changes suggest CNS involvement in one-third of HSP patients. Salient central… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-7020-4087-0.00074-7


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