Problems of classification of Henoch Schonlein purpura: an Indian perspective

@article{Murali2002ProblemsOC,
  title={Problems of classification of Henoch Schonlein purpura: an Indian perspective},
  author={N. Murali and R. George and G. John and S. Chandi and M. Jacob and L. Jeyaseelan and P. Thomas and C. Jacob},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Dermatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={27}
}
Summary A 2‐year prospective study was carried out in which 71 patients with primary cutaneous vasculitis were classified using the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) classification and the Chapel Hill Consensus Conference (CHCC) recommendations for Henoch Schonlein purpura (HSP). The sensitivity of the ACR criteria was 64.8% and that of the CHCC definition 31%. When the ACR criteria were combined with results of direct immunofluorescence (DIF) the sensitivity was 78.9%. The concordance… Expand
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