Ranitidine administration in Henoch-Schönlein vasculitis.

  title={Ranitidine administration in Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein vasculitis.},
  author={Nazmi Narin and Adnan Akçoral and M I Aslin and H Elmastas},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Japonica : Overseas edition},
  volume={37 1},
In this study, we discuss 12 patients with gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding who were diagnosed as having Henoch Schoenlein vasculitis (HSV) in Dr Behçet Uz Children's Hospital, Izmir, between January 1991 and January 1992. Seven male and five female patients were included in the study. Their ages ranged between 6-14 years. The patients were separated into two identical groups and were given ranitidine or a placebo. Both groups were followed up for abdominal pain and GI bleeding. In the group… CONTINUE READING

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