Predictors of outcome in Henoch-Schönlein nephritis in children and adults.


BACKGROUND Factors predictive of renal outcome were investigated in 219 cases of biopsy-proven Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis (HSPN); 83 children and 136 adults enrolled in a national study were followed up for up to 27 years (median, 4.5 years). METHODS The criterion for defining disease progression was time elapsed until doubling of baseline… (More)