purpura

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purpura

[′pər·pyə·rə]
(medicine)
Spontaneous hemorrhages into tissues such as joints, skin, and mucosal surfaces.
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5% Drug induced 2 10% 50% malignancy 1 5% -- Idiopathic 4 20% 26% Henoch schonlein purpura 4 20% 10%-idiopathic 10%-poststreptococcal
Keywords: IgAN, Henoch Schonlein purpura (HSP), immunofluorescence (IF), glomerulonephritis.
Peru H, Soylemezoglu O, Bakkaloglu SA, et al: Henoch Schonlein purpura in childhood: clinical analysis of 254 cases over a 3-year period.
Henoch Schonlein Purpura (HSP) is the commonest vasculitis seen in the pediatric population [1], with an incidence of 10-20 per 100, 000 children.
This] definition of Henoch- Schonlein purpura requires the presence of vasculitis with IgA-dominant immune deposits affecting small vessels, which they defined as capillaries, venules, or arterioles," said Dr.