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Title: A case of Henoch-Schoenlein purpura nephritis recurring after 3 years remission
Other Titles: A case with recurrent HSP
Authors: Ushijima, Yumiko
Kawasaki, Yukihiko
Kaneko, Mariko
Haneda, Kentaro
Sakai, Nobuko
Suyama, Kazuhide
Hashimoto, Koichi
Hosoya, Mitsuaki
Affiliation: 小児科学講座
Source title: Fukushima Journal of Medical Science
Volume: 56
Issue: 1
Start page: 50
End page: 56
Issue Date: Jun-2010
Abstract: Henoch-Schoenlein purpura (HSP) is a systemic disorder characterized by leukocytoclastic vasculitis involving the capillaries with IgA immune complexes deposition, and about 7% of patients with HSP experience recurrence. Most patients with recurring of HSP nephritis show a recurrence of clinical symptoms over a period ranging from 2 to 5 months, even after the disappearance of initial symptoms. Here we report a 9-year-old girl diagnosed with recurrent HSP and severe crescentic glomerulonephritis 3 years after complete resolution of the initial symptoms of HSP. Our case is unique in respect of the recurrence at more than 3 years after the complete resolution of initial symptoms, suggesting that careful followup is required in spite of improved renal symptoms in cases of HSP.
Publisher: The Fukushima Society of Medical Science
Publisher (Alternative foam): 福島医学会
language: eng
URI: http://ir.fmu.ac.jp/dspace/handle/123456789/261
Full text URL: http://ir.fmu.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/123456789/261/1/FksmJMedSci_56_p50.pdf
ISSN: 0016-2590
2185-4610
DOI: 10.5387/fms.56.50
PubMed ID: 21485656
Other version: http://dx.doi.org/10.5387/fms.56.50
Rights: © 2010 The Fukushima Society of Medical Science
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